A vehicle driven by a police officer had knocked down two women in front of the Batticaloa Police Head Quarters today on the Batticaloa –Trincomalee Road causing them serious injuries, the Police said.
The injured were admitted to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital.
Investigations had revealed that the vehicle was coming out of the Police Quarters when it knocked down the two pedestrians.
SP Kirthi Ratnayake, who visited the scene conducted preliminary investigations. The Police driver was taken into custody pending further investigations. (Jauffer Khan)