Cops interdicted over assault

3 March 2010 07:46 am - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Two police officers who were allegedly involved in an assault on a man at the Angulana police station this week have been interdicted over the incident. Another police officer has been exonerated over his involvement in the incident.

Residents of the area staged a protest in front of the police station on Monday alleging a youth who was taken in was assaulted while in custody. The youth was subsequently admitted to a hospital. A police constable of the Angulana police station had on Monday taken a youth into custody over his failure to produce the National Identity Card. In a subsequent altercation the police officers had allegedly assaulted the youth.

The OIC had released him on police bail. He had later got himself admitted to the Lunawa Hospital from where he had been transferred to Kalubowila hospital. (AW)

  Comments - 12

  • Wednesday, 03 March 2010 12:42 PM

    disband the police? What world are you from?

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 08:03 AM

    Disband the Sri lanka police without any further delay. Hand over the law & order to the Military. The citizens of Sri lanka hate & have no respect for the Police department. The Police is not an example in Sri Lanka. The Top man down to the last is corrupt

    Thursday, 04 March 2010 10:38 AM

    First of all we must admit that the general public of our country abhor the country's police force because of their erroneous role in the civil society.Indeed the role being played by the police in the civil activities is extremely biased. As such Sri Lanka police have won a disgrace instead of goodwill among general public of the country. When looking back to the history of the police since the independence of our country no government or stateman was able to halt or control its arbitrary role played in the society.

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 08:20 AM

    These types of behavior is possible as long as "Emergency rule is in force...!!!..."

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 08:41 AM

    Must immediately introduse the police commisioon.

    Thursday, 04 March 2010 10:49 AM

    first punish the oic of angulanapoliceand the area sp.go to hell blady police

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 09:41 AM

    This is really the unprofessional nature of unrained police individuals

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 10:10 AM

    why is the OIC not punished here, then all OIC's will proactively implement a system to avoid this type of situations

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 10:47 AM

    Interdict, Transfer and/or eliminate is not an answer for all occurrence. Please try to stop this nonsense.

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 10:58 AM

    Interdicted and later transferred to another police station. It is routine!

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 11:08 AM

    Earlier transfers have been just eye-wash to hoodwink the Public.

    Wednesday, 03 March 2010 11:45 AM

    How can this nonsense be stopped as their services are required to safeguard this noble government.


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