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Three police sub Inspectors and a police constable attached to the Dehiwela police were interdicted for allegedly neglecting their official duties and thus tarnishing the image of a relative a top police officer, Police media spokesman Prishantha Jayakody said.

He said among the main reasons for interdiction were not recording complaints properly and recording incorrect statements regarding complaints made.

He said according to investigations carried out over a credit card fraud, they had erroneously linked the name of the top police officer’s relative. (M.S.Perera)

  Comments - 20

  • kane Sunday, 09 December 2012 08:09 AM

    Of course! It is obvious.

    Hong Kong John Monday, 10 December 2012 04:16 AM

    My favourite story is about the foreigner who reported that a camera was stolen from his hotel room . The officer who recorded his report offered him a prostitute.

    Truth Monday, 10 December 2012 03:10 AM

    Once I remember at Alawathugoda police station a traffic refused to fine a CTB bus driver since he is a government employee.

    Truth Monday, 10 December 2012 03:09 AM

    Why don't we add, white van, grease man, now CJ and the list goes on. I had an exam the following day and the OIC told me that he doesn't care about my exam and told me to behave as im a minority. No wonder I ended up in another country. Just the most blessed country is destroyed by hooligans.

    dujohn Monday, 10 December 2012 03:06 AM

    Can't the officers record the statement as what was made to them? Why can't they inquire the relative of the top officer to see whether he or she is involved in the interest of justice?

    Jesus Sunday, 09 December 2012 02:53 PM

    Pig is a cop...2pac....

    Jesus Sunday, 09 December 2012 02:52 PM

    Kill these suckers..

    OMG Sunday, 09 December 2012 12:11 PM

    I think its the uniform. When they wear it they think they are above the law and all the others at their mercy.

    dave Sunday, 09 December 2012 11:55 AM

    Fully corrupted police in Asia.
    Sri Lanka will be not able to free from Corruption unless Prsident is free from corruption.

    perumal Sunday, 09 December 2012 10:36 AM

    Why wasn't the top officer interrogated?

    weha Sunday, 09 December 2012 04:17 AM

    Dude isn't that what always happen? if you keep firing them for those then we won't be having a police force :D

    Kiri Gamarala Sunday, 09 December 2012 07:50 AM

    Why only four?

    MA Sunday, 09 December 2012 07:44 AM

    justice is there when you are powerful in the Miracle of Asia.

    yohan Sunday, 09 December 2012 07:37 AM

    Do the Sri Lanka police have an image to Tranish? they will be the ones to go to hell first.

    Lobo Sunday, 09 December 2012 07:33 AM

    Only small have to pay for the lapses. Those responsible for importing substandard petrol, Z scores fiasco, CPC losses, CEB losses etc etc carry on regardless without even a rap on the knuckles.

    Nilasunakaya Sunday, 09 December 2012 06:32 AM

    Booh, booh, please forgive them , if this was their first offence.

    ANTON Sunday, 09 December 2012 05:04 AM

    Why only Dehiwala police station, this type of investigations are to be made in all the other police stations, specially in rural ares.

    dutugemunu1 Sunday, 09 December 2012 04:18 AM

    If it happened to a ordinary person will police interdict these three officers?

    dachee Sunday, 09 December 2012 04:18 AM

    Is this interdiction because interrogation of a relative of a Police Top Brass ?? unjust prevail

    Truth Sunday, 09 December 2012 04:13 AM

    I would be really happy if the OIC is also interdicted. I once remembered staying for 19 hours continuous to get a report done. May God wrath be on all of you.


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