Bodyguards given for the minister are providing security to her as well. Due procedure prevents VIP bodyguards from being detailed for work outside their duties.
As the private secretary to a minister, she is getting a VIP protection that is not available not even for a provincial councilor. A PC member can obtain VIP security only on recommendation by the defence secretary that the PC’s life is under threat.
Kiriella’s daughter is using her father’s bodyguards to protect him, and also they are made to cover her with an umbrella while in the sun.
When contacted, the police media unit refused to answer questions.