The Vice chairman of the Karuwalagaswewa Pradeshiya Sabha Chaminda Ruwansiri Perera was arrested last night for allegedly assaulting a Police officer at the 17th Mile Post in Pulliyankulama, the Police said.
The officer, attached to the Saliyawewa police station, was assaulted by a group of 20 people led allegedly by the vice chairman after a tractor which was transporting sand illegally was taken into custody by the Police including the injured Constable.
The group had assaulted the Police officer and fled with the tractor and its driver, the Police said.
The injured officer was admitted to the Nochchiyagama District Hospital.(Jude Samantha)
Comments - 7
Waco Saturday, 07 June 2014 07:30 AM
Any body obstructing a person who performs lawful duties should be delt with promptly and properly. That person must be punished severely. No one should be above the law. If the department of Police are united they can discharge their duties without any fear and favour.
Fernando Saturday, 07 June 2014 01:07 PM
Ayyo.. Whats happening to our police. via DM iPad app
Azee Saturday, 07 June 2014 02:03 PM
What a common occurance these days Upholders of the law are being given the works in this Miracle of Asia. via DM Android App
M.O.A.Careem Sunday, 08 June 2014 12:20 AM
this has become a new culture......think of rewnal
C.K.Lankaputhra Sunday, 08 June 2014 12:48 AM
Sir, There are so many above the law in Sri Lanka. Because Sri Lanka hasa 5 star democracy.
Jason Saturday, 07 June 2014 12:24 PM
ANOTHER UPFA PRADESHIYA SABHA THUG!
ANTON Saturday, 07 June 2014 06:10 AM
THIS IS THE SEASON OF ASSAULTING POLICE CONSTABLES, WHY CAN'T THESE PS PEOPLE ASSAULT IP OR OTHER HIGH RANK POLICE OFFICERS.
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