Update: 3:28PM THE Police Force will closely monitor all students to ensure that they do not play truant at the start of the new school year.
And it has set up a team of officers to monitor truancy as school starts today.
This operation is being carried out to ensure that all students are in school during school hours and not anywhere else.
Central Division Deputy Commanding Officer Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Livai Driu said their operations had started this morning and will continue throughout the year.
We will have officers in uniform and in civilian monitoring all amusement centers, internet cafes, cinemas and even shops, said ASP Driu.