Over 8000 disabled forces, police personnel sent on retirement

Saman Indrajith

Chief Government Whip, Water Supply and Drainage Minister, Dinesh Gunawardena on Tuesday told Parliament that 8,088 disabled security forces and police personnel had been sent on retirement.

Minister Gunawardena said that among the retired personnel were 7,337 Army, 450 Navy, 113 Air Force and 188 police personnel. All of them received monthly pensions, the MP said.

The Minister was responding to a query by UPFA MP Ruwan Ranatunga.

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