Tense situation at Grandpass

9 August 2015 08:49 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A tense situation prevailed between Police personnel and the residents in Grandpass this morning, when the Police arrested a woman on charges of possessing heroin.

The Police said residents had obstructed the Police, when arresting the suspect.

A 65-year-old man had collapsed and died during the melee.

Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said investigations were being conducted to determine if the man died due to Police action.

“If the officers were found guilty, legal action would be taken against them,” he said.

The situation in Grandpass was now under control, he said.(DS)

  Comments - 4

  • Choppe Sunday, 09 August 2015 02:34 PM

    Tell me a time when Grandpass has never been tensed

    Indi Sunday, 09 August 2015 03:07 PM

    Oh! its again the bloumendhal area. the most notorious. must be cleared without hesitation.

    sss Sunday, 09 August 2015 06:41 PM

    why community leaders are silent on all the illegal activities going on in this area

    Nihal Amarasekera Monday, 10 August 2015 11:24 AM

    Reminds of the not so Grand Past.

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