The Acting IGP has directed the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) to inquire into the incident where a group of security personnel of a VIP attacked a van at Kalagedihena, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said yesterday.
The incident was reported from Kalagedihena on Thursday where security personnel of a VIP motorcade attacked a van for allegedly not allowing the VIP’s vehicle convoy to proceed.
The violent attack, captured on camera, had taken place on the Colombo - Kandy Main Road at Kalagedihena.
The video of the incident shows security personnel getting down from a defender vehicle and a luxury jeep and attacking the van from the driver’s side.
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