By Darshana Sanjeewa
Kopay Police Station Acting OIC Inspector E.G. Gunaratne was released on a surety bail of Rs.50,000 after being produced in the Jaffna Magistrate’s Court for allegedly assaulting a journalist on Wednesday at Kokuvil, the police said.
He was arrested based on a complaint lodged at the Jaffna Police that the IP had assaulted the journalist covering an incident on Tuesday where a bus and motorcycle gutted in a fire. The case will be taken up for the next hearing on March 26.