It is reported that attention of authorities has been drawn towards deploying horses and dogs in addition to police riot squads to suppress demonstrations and agitations that are intensifying in the society to protest against ant-people’s moves of the government.
The initial training of police dogs that could be deployed for such attacks has been completed. It is reported that a large sum of money has been spent to get trainers from Sweden and Scotland yard to train the dogs and handlers.
They have pointed out that horses and dogs have been deployed in those countries to successfully suppress agitations and demonstrations against authorities. It is said that 30 police dogs were trained in Kandy police kennels.