Sunday, 03 May 2015 - 19:52
Fake ASP arrested in Badulla
An Interdicted Police constable was arrested for posing as an ASP on special duty during a Vesak Procession in Badulla.
According to Badulla Police, the suspect was seen ordering other police officers while wearing a uniform similar to a uniform worn by an ASP.
However, a sub inspector who noticed the difference in his fake uniform had informed the matter to the ASP of Badulla Police and later the suspect was arrested.
The suspect is a resident of Kandegedara, Badulla
Initial investigations have revealed that he has served as a police constable in Vavuniya and Batticaloa, but was interdicted for not reporting for duty in 2007.
Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that the suspect will be remanded until the 5th of this month.