The police media unit has stopped responding after this morning,according to police sources.
Today's Daily police press release also has not yet been issued.
Telephone connections of the police media unit have also been disconnected and officials of the media have refused to comment.
The decision to stop the information being provided through the police media unit has been taken after an order from higher authority, according to the sources.
It is also learned that the Army will carry out these operations in the future.
An attempt to contact Acting Inspector General of Police Chandana Wickramaratne was failed as he transfer the phone call to an another official saying he is at a meeting.