Sri Lanka Police have set up a new hotline “1997” for the public to provide information on Poisonous Drugs, Organised Crime, Large Scale Environmental Damage and Ragging at Higher Education Institutions.

From now on, university students can provide information on ragging incidents. Sri Lanka Police assures the investigations on above crimes are led by special teams and the identities of the informants as well as the confidentiality of the information will be secured.