Tangalle Division ASP Thushara Daluwatta, who allegedly assaulted a youth during a protest held in Hambantota last week, was transferred to the Matara Division by the National Police Commission (NPC) today .
Commission Secretary Ariyadasa Cooray said the decision was taken during the commission meeting held today.
He said a three-member committee headed by Dr. Mahinda Moragolla had also been appointed to look into the incident. Ananda Wijesooriya and Chularatne Gamage are the other members of the committee.
He said the NPC would take any further steps following the reports of the IGP and the three-member committee.
The NPC and Police launched separate investigations after ASP Daluwatta allegedly assaulted a youth who was arrested during the protest held against leasing out of the Mattala Airport to India. (Darshana Sanjeewa)
Video by Sanjeewa
balukossa Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:08
What is the point of transferring him to other police station?
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ceylon Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:11
hello commision so quick action.why no such action for other crimes .why permited ambilipitiya killer asp to reinstate . via DM Android App
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malij Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:14
ASP had broken a cardinal rule by slapping a guy in front of a camera (actually camera was behind) He should have thrashed the thug when cameras were not around.
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Shelly . Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:15
Could a slap in the face be interpreted as an assault. via DM Android App
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chandra Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:26
Is this a punishment or promotion via DM Android App
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Kadiya Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:35
Gut beduwath honda nehe, guti kewath honda nehe!
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Anoma Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:22
Shameful. ASP must be the happiest to leave Tangalle for Matara
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Rumesh Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:24
These independent commission jokers
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Sambo Thursday, 12 October 2017 20:26
He made a huge mistake by cracking only one ear. He should have done it to both for these hooligans who still running behind losers. They still don't see that they are being used by these blood suckers.
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Upul Thursday, 12 October 2017 20:59
This is a joke... He should have been at least taken out of active duty until the so called investigation that is going on. There is enough evidence that ASP had blatantly violated the HR of the accused who was in custody of two police officers.
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ceylon Friday, 13 October 2017 08:50
why not acting like this for thajudeen case.eknaligoda case.other hundreds of murder casess.seems this is a commis commision. via DM Android App
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shanthapriya Friday, 13 October 2017 10:43
If any police officer wants a transfer to his hometown slap a citizen who takes part in a rally
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Dayawathie Friday, 13 October 2017 15:56
Is that all . ?. So the ASP gets a transfer to a better police station. He should have been stood down immediately.Also there is no alleged assault, it is an assault because any one can see the whole thing in the video.
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