Police ordered to pay Rs.50,000 to assaulted commuter

2016-02-09 12:02:14

Colombo District Court Judge Amali Ranaweera today ordered the IGP to pay Rs.50,000 as compensation to a commuter who was assaulted by police officers during a protest held outside the Fort Railway Station in April, 2014. (TFT)


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  • bandara Tuesday, 9 February 2016 12:19

    good news !looks now working "YAHAPALANAYA"same way there must be a mechanism to punish those who are involved. Otherwise again penalizing the public by paying their money.

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    ANTON Tuesday, 9 February 2016 12:22


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    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 9 February 2016 16:01

    At last positive signs of proper punishments meted out to a horrific police who have got used to extra judicial activities.

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    ET Wednesday, 10 February 2016 06:33

    At last in for the first time in my life I feel somewhat protected, free in our own country...Hope a day would arrive where there is jistice and fairplay to all in the country.

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    Deeproots Wednesday, 10 February 2016 08:20

    After almost 2 years the Sri Lankan courts have decided to pay his compensation. I am sure he would have spent more on legal fees. Long live the SL legal system.

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