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The two police officers alleged to have been threatened by the Mayor of Gampaha had been transferred to Peliyagoda Special Investigation Unit on their request.

The police media spokesperson said that they were now on duty at the Peliyagoda Special Investigation Unit led by DIG Vass Gunawardene.

Sources revealed that the Mayor of Gampaha was arrested recently for interfering with the duties of the police officers while they were on traffic control duty.
The police spokesperson BuddhikaSiriwardene said further that the Mayor had been later released on bail.  (Sanath Desmond)


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  • Matalan Thursday, 25 April 2013 05:11 AM

    Now the Police can take out their frustration on some hapless soul, with no links to Govt.

    Cobra Wednesday, 24 April 2013 01:56 PM

    Transferred for their own safety?

    citizen Wednesday, 24 April 2013 11:15 AM

    Crime committed by Mr.X punishment meted out to MR.Y .

    Rana Rala Wednesday, 24 April 2013 08:26 AM

    Mayor only without top covering, but Police made their officers totaly nude. HIP HIP HOORAY...

    Sumanthi Wednesday, 24 April 2013 08:53 AM

    Thus running the country.

    My Lanka Wednesday, 24 April 2013 09:34 AM

    Shamefully disgusting...shows the type of governance and leadership in this country..

    Minan Wednesday, 24 April 2013 09:50 AM

    Nothing there to surprise, this is the trend of our Mother Sri Lanka.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Wednesday, 24 April 2013 10:03 AM

    Very funny. Shows the pathetic state of the policemen in this country. The politicians are having a field day in behaving like thugs and threatening law enforcement officers.

    ANTON Wednesday, 24 April 2013 10:11 AM

    I THINK MAYORS SHOULD HAVE THE POWER TO VERIFY POLICE OFFICERS WORK.


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