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Yoshitha condemns cop assaulting lorry driver

29 March 2021 07:28 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and former naval officer, Yoshitha Rajapaksa today condemned the police brutality on a civilian in the middle of a busy road which has sent shockwaves throughout social media.

Yoshitha in a tweet said he was shocked to see the police officer mercilessly beating the man on the busy road, over an accident.

"Uniformed men hold the responsibility of protecting and safeguarding civilians, not being a threat. I am in touch with the authorities and will ensure justice is meted out," Yoshitha said.

  Comments - 8

  • Sam Silva Monday, 29 March 2021 07:48 PM

    This is why we are in deep shi..... with human rights

    Senaka Monday, 29 March 2021 09:35 PM

    You have at least condemned one assault. Hurray!!

    Slop Monday, 29 March 2021 09:47 PM

    Then, fire him immediately.

    Michael Ranasinghe Monday, 29 March 2021 10:05 PM

    You and your family are such innocent humble human beings .. We know it and the world knows it as well

    Ranaweera Monday, 29 March 2021 10:09 PM

    Police are beating people inside the station too for petty crimes.

    TJ Monday, 29 March 2021 10:14 PM

    The policeman was just checking the elasticity of the driver. It isn’t a big deal

    G abe Monday, 29 March 2021 11:13 PM

    Police listen to president right? So why condemn one action should of reformed police long ago, this guy just talkin bull to gain favour for elections

    Policeman Monday, 29 March 2021 11:30 PM

    Over to you Sarath Weerasekera in charge of the Police

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