A sergeant of the Ratgama police station who sustained injuries allegedly during a scuffle with his two sons was admitted to Karapitiya hospital. The two suspects had assaulted their father with clubs. Police said one of the suspects was a 15 year old boy.
The Ratgama police arrested one of the suspects and initiated inquiries to arrest the other who was absconding after the incident. (Sumathipala Diyagahage)
Comments - 43
Kimbula Tuesday, 23 November 2010 05:17 PM
Sri Lankan culture at its level best....
Tusith Tuesday, 23 November 2010 06:15 PM
After all this is Ratgama.
Daya Tuesday, 23 November 2010 06:49 PM
The Police must have common sense.??? Why did the two sons attack father? Why did they not look into the bevahour of father before any arrest? CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS RIGHT ??? There is something fishy.
manmohan Tuesday, 23 November 2010 07:18 PM
NO WOnder ................ Just like they attack University students... kids reply !
vadivel Tuesday, 23 November 2010 07:22 PM
like father like sons
Concerned Citizen Tuesday, 23 November 2010 07:53 PM
This is the result of Buddhist monks taking up politics without propagating Dhamma and neglecting to lay the foundation for a righteous society.
Rohan Wednesday, 24 November 2010 09:33 AM
cant agree with you more. If I may add, what must be the cause for the 2 guys to act like this?
Kithul Ramba Tuesday, 23 November 2010 08:52 PM
New trend in Sri Lanka now. Hit first then become a thug.
shace-UK Tuesday, 23 November 2010 09:57 PM
whats happening to sri lankan values????
teri amara Tuesday, 23 November 2010 10:11 PM
Typical of the Ratgama breed!!!
charlie Tuesday, 23 November 2010 11:41 PM
So what? Anybody's child can be rebellious at this age.
Anver Wednesday, 24 November 2010 12:08 AM
Such acts against parents are deplorable. However, such incidents do occur when a father mistreats family members under influence of liquor, resulting in retaliation by grown up kids.
MagodisThuma Wednesday, 24 November 2010 01:19 AM
When he behave like a Ralahamy at home....
Little voice Wednesday, 24 November 2010 01:49 AM
Like father , like son? Anyway before jumping into any conclusions we need to know the reasons behind such a scuffle. All the same, a very sad turn of events.
lalith w Wednesday, 24 November 2010 02:29 AM
Little voice your extreamly correct
spark Wednesday, 24 November 2010 02:37 AM
Not only Ratgama, this is typical southern way of sorting things. Look around and see the mentality of three wheeler drivers, bus drivers, policement, parliment ministers...all have the common arrogance and chandi talk.
King Kong Wednesday, 24 November 2010 03:00 AM
Totally agree with you. A very appropriate comments. Thanks
asoka abeywardena Wednesday, 24 November 2010 03:29 AM
police were beaten by public, police were beaten by prisoners and finally, police were beaten by their own children. dear police, you have received the highest respect that nobody can achieve. cheers police...
Knight Rider Wednesday, 24 November 2010 03:32 AM
Father Like Sons....Children always learn the most from their parents and are mostly molded according to their home environment.
jayasiri Wednesday, 24 November 2010 11:08 AM
Sons grew up seeing what father was doing to other people!
ROSHAN RAZ Wednesday, 24 November 2010 11:12 AM
following the footsteps of their father probably.
T.C. Wednesday, 24 November 2010 04:19 AM
Whether the father is right or wrong, the two sons had now paved the way to hell for millions of years where a sin of such category is much closer to the worst 5 sins where the one who commits has no chance to escape what so ever!
malkanthi Wednesday, 24 November 2010 04:26 AM
Southerners are cunning which is an old saying and true. But the biggest thug, arrogant, chandi talk is not from south but from Kelaniya!
sabri Wednesday, 24 November 2010 05:06 AM
not only the miracle of asia, but also in the world.
lord Wednesday, 24 November 2010 12:12 PM
I beg your pardon............after all this is the 'Wonder of Asia'
Mohammed Wednesday, 24 November 2010 05:24 AM
Suri, you are spot on.
appuhamy Wednesday, 24 November 2010 06:23 AM
Well said, I hope at least they will realize this now.
appuhamy Wednesday, 24 November 2010 06:26 AM
ajith Wednesday, 24 November 2010 06:45 AM
Suba Anagathayaka salakunu pene.....
Maidan Wednesday, 24 November 2010 07:24 AM
Father hits civiians. Son hits father. Ditta Damma
Oyage sudu kella Wednesday, 24 November 2010 02:28 PM
Not next birth, this birth itself father has seen results of his own doings.
Dheen Wednesday, 24 November 2010 07:45 AM
Most of the policemen are very inhuman and they do not know to address the common man irrespective of one's age or status, so obviously their children too follow them and there is nothing to get alarmed when it boomerangs.
Saman Wednesday, 24 November 2010 07:55 AM
Father tasting his own medicine.
Lakmikanth Wednesday, 24 November 2010 08:08 AM
After all he was the father of these two sons. Either police officer or a most wanted criminal the act of two sons can not be appreciated. If they act against their father in this manner ,nothing to talk about the rest of the society.
Above the crowd Wednesday, 24 November 2010 08:16 AM
I am sure the father must be a saint, Didn't do any harm even to a cockroach!!!
King Kong Tuesday, 23 November 2010 04:10 PM
Following the footsteps of our patriotic politicians.
xlntgson Thursday, 25 November 2010 09:56 AM
Selective Justice: If the father is a drunkard while his sons are sober the father be punished; if the sons are addicts and the father is not then the sons be punished, if all are addicts?
Perera Tuesday, 23 November 2010 04:17 PM
Boomerang ,, nice lesson to all people specially politicians and government workers
ampare son Tuesday, 23 November 2010 04:18 PM
Give to them middle eastern punishment.
sam Tuesday, 23 November 2010 04:26 PM
Please..please appoint a committe
Pan Bakka Tuesday, 23 November 2010 04:44 PM
Like father, like son. What's wrong with it? Father assaults university students, sons assault father. Violence begets violence.
Suri Tuesday, 23 November 2010 04:47 PM
what ever the provocation, it is an evil thing to assault a parent.
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