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President talks about Mahinda’s security detail

President Maithripala Sirisena, speaking in Bibila on Saturday, commented on the allegations that have been raised on curtailing the security detail of the former president

The president stated that Former President Rajapkasa had a security detail of 226 personnel from different ranks from the Army and the Police.

The president also noted that the former president had also taken with him the latest bullet proof vehicles that were brought into the country

President Sirisena went on to say that during his one year and three months in office, he had not imported any bullet-proof vehicles, and pointed out that he is currently using the vehicle that was used by the former president.

Preisdent Sirisena emphasised that he does not have a military personnel.