Police Chief N.K. Illangakoon today interdicted an Inspector, a Sub Inspector and a constable of the Tambuttegama police on charges of neglecting their duty.
They are alleged to have purposely delayed the inquiries into a complaint of child abuse and had attempted to avoid arresting the suspects.
Later the aggrieved party made a complaint to the Child Protection Authority, which initiated inquiries and arrested the suspects.
A senior Anuradhapurapolice official said the PoliceChief had ordered the interdiction taking into accounta report submitted by the CID. He said a formal disciplinary inquiry would be held soon. (PushpakumaraJayaratne)
Comments - 8
ABDUL Thursday, 10 May 2012 06:03 AM
good news .we wish you sir.
MBC Friday, 11 May 2012 10:10 AM
Mr. ilangakone, you are our last hope. Hope you will pull up and punish all wrong doing policemen in the same way.
Yehiya Wednesday, 09 May 2012 07:56 AM
Police minor officers very rare of fail to do the duty. High rank & politic are major barrier for their duty.
Cynic Wednesday, 09 May 2012 08:08 AM
What about cops handling Duminda's case?
shantha madawela Wednesday, 09 May 2012 08:11 AM
believe it or not....
Chandlerdle Wednesday, 09 May 2012 08:35 AM
Good move Chief Cop!
Jayasiri Wednesday, 09 May 2012 09:11 AM
Good news. At last. We should commend the IGP. We need more like this in all cases involving people who are big or small.
MOHAMED ASFAR Wednesday, 09 May 2012 09:28 AM
good one sir. keep it up.
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