A policeman who attempted to prevent a foreign woman being sexually harassed by three youth was allegedly assaulted by them in front of the Kandy DIG’s office, police said.
The injured police sergeant was admitted to the Kandy General Hospital.
He was on duty at the DIG’s office when he had noticed the three youth sexually harassing the foreign woman. The miscreants had pounced on the police sergeant when he came up to them and attempted to save the helpless woman from their clutches.
Police said the suspects who appeared drunk had boasted that they were close associates of an MP from the Kandy District.
The three youth were arrested will be produced in courts soon. (Shane Seneviratne and J.A.L. Jayasinghe)
Comments - 28
Fazel Saturday, 02 November 2013 03:40 AM
Give them maximum punishment. So that forieners will confident on our legal system.
Fayad Saturday, 02 November 2013 03:41 AM
MP"s "Chuck Golayas" are above the law in south Asia's most Prosperous country.
Lima Sunday, 03 November 2013 10:17 AM
ARREST THAT THUG MP AND GIVE THE NAME OF THE MP IN NEWS PAPERS , THESE THINGS ARE NOT HAPPENING , WE BLAME THE POLICE FOR THESE TYPE OF UNDERATED WORK , WHEN A NORMAL POOR MAN GET IN TROUBLE ALL HELL BROKE ON HIM , NOW WHEN POLITICOS DEAR ONES GO ON RAMPAGE POLICE FEAR , WHY DOUBLE STANDARD , GET THOSE FELLOWS AND BREAK THEIR HANDS AND LEGS , IF NOT HAND OVER TO THE PUBLIC THEY WILL DO I , WHY THE POLICE IS SO SCARED , AT THE LEAST EMPLOYMENT IN POLICE WILL NOT BE GIVEN , BETTER LOOK FOR OUTSIDE JOB , AT LEAST TEACH THE COUNTRY ROGUES A LESSON
MrKasthuri Saturday, 02 November 2013 03:50 AM
Give them maximum punishment, since this is disgrace for SL.
Mevan Saturday, 02 November 2013 03:53 AM
Law and order situation in a Banana Republic
John Monday, 04 November 2013 12:12 PM
What about us natives living here?!
Nishantha Saturday, 02 November 2013 04:58 AM
Very soon those MP friends will come behind our daughters and sons. Society should take a decision before that
Hoodwinked Saturday, 02 November 2013 10:59 AM
This is the end result of Police being over submissive to the politicians in order to curry favour.
Tony Gee Saturday, 02 November 2013 11:14 AM
They will be realeased. The tourist will be made to withdraw any complaint and the policeman will be transferred out or punished.
ramuk Saturday, 02 November 2013 11:22 AM
land of low lifes........................
UN-Justice Saturday, 02 November 2013 11:24 AM
The Police Department is completely functioned by the President, isn't it? If it is so, serious problem. One brother is in charge of the powerful forces, while the president brother looks after the Police. What a wonderful country in Asia?
Don Siman Saturday, 02 November 2013 11:33 AM
"Chuck Golayas" exhibiting Commonwealth Values, before the pageant.
OMG Saturday, 02 November 2013 05:44 AM
One phone call from the VVIP and they will be back in a day.
Suq Madique Sunday, 03 November 2013 12:05 PM
UN-Justice Saturday, 02 November 2013 05:53 AM
Where are the thugs now? and what action has the DIG taken against these thugs?
mnsart Saturday, 02 November 2013 11:50 AM
some of those who challenge senior police officers when attempting to prevent illegal meetings etc (as seen through media) are indirectly responsible too cultivating this sort of culture.
Duleep Saturday, 02 November 2013 06:15 AM
How can they get maximum punishment. I'm sure they are some V I P's bodyguards.
Suddha Sunday, 03 November 2013 03:11 AM
Our sri lankans are sex starved for foreigners! They don't get enough locally.
GC Saturday, 02 November 2013 01:00 PM
Give the name of the MP from Kandy District.
Kandy Boy Saturday, 02 November 2013 01:28 PM
Where are we heading, from the President to Minsters and parliamentarian all are secured by taxing poor people & giving back with this type of security to the people who voted for them through their body guards. We are not with out a incident like this every day. Only we can prey for some miracle. Oh God please save us punish the culprit before long.
ANTON Saturday, 02 November 2013 06:41 AM
DIG, KANDY PLEASE STERILIZE THOSE STRAY DOGS.
Anura Sunday, 03 November 2013 04:45 AM
Well Done Thug... You follow your Leaders.......
Cobra Saturday, 02 November 2013 02:00 PM
To be able to do this with impunity and opposite the DIG's office, they have to have some sort of relationship with some minister or other!!!
migara Saturday, 02 November 2013 07:33 AM
No one can hit the Police, take them in and remove all the teeth.
TJ Saturday, 02 November 2013 07:41 AM
You mean castrate?
Grace Saturday, 02 November 2013 08:08 AM
How can law-abiding people feel safe when law- enforcement officers are attacked by influential thugs?
OBGG Saturday, 02 November 2013 08:12 AM
That is the new culture of Sri Lanka, and no one can change it now!!
Vas Sunday, 03 November 2013 07:27 AM
Sri Lanka ruled by political thugs
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