On the orders of Major General Priyantha Perera, Commander Security Forces-Jaffna and Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps, Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna (SFHQ-Jaffna) formed a Quick Reaction Special Rider Team made up of women soldiers from the 7 Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps.
The Women’s Motorcycle Brigade has been operational since Tuesday (25) under the supervision of the Commanding Officer, 7 Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps Major Rashmi Galhena.
The SFHQ-Jaffna stated that the objective of the establishment of the new Motorcycle Brigade is to search for violators of health laws and to arrest those who do not comply with health laws erecting emergency roadblocks.
The Special Women Corps Quick Reaction Rider Team would operate in an emergency situation and assist COVID-19 prevention work and controlling process. They commenced operation covering Jaffna city and its suburb on Tuesday (25).