Minister Dr. Rajitha Senarathna says there is a drop in crime rate after 2014. Speaking to SLBC the Minister said there were 57,135 incidents reported in 2014. Those incidents include drug trafficking, collecting ransom, sexual harassment and raping, murder and robberies.
However, these criminal activities have dropped sharply during the last few years. There is a drop in crime rate in the country. Around 35 percent drop in criminal activities is recorded at present. The rule of law is well implemented in the country. The police as the force which implements the law and order is carrying out its duty without any political interference.