Acting IGP directs CCD to probe Kalagedihena incident

19 July 2019 02:40 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


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 today.

The incident was reported from Kalagedihena yesterday in which security personnel of a VIP motorcade attacked a van for allegedly not allowing the vehicle convoy of the VIP 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 drivers’ side.

  Comments - 5

  • ram Friday, 19 July 2019 03:17 PM

    We are waiting for a good and fair announcement from the police and the judge not like in previous cases happened in the country.

    rohantha Friday, 19 July 2019 03:57 PM

    Why Police wait for IGP's Order, when the victim has called the Police Emergency Line. What is the use of Police Emergency if the IGP has to give Orders to them. It is their duty. IGP should investigate why the Police Emergency did not act

    Dee Friday, 19 July 2019 04:01 PM

    Since when did tution guys become VIP?

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 19 July 2019 04:07 PM

    When a monkey is given unbridled authority this is bound to happen.

    why investigate at all knowing the result Friday, 19 July 2019 07:04 PM

    Sri lanka the wonder sinhala buddhist country !

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