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Sunday, 28 February 2016 - 16:15
Suspect attacks police with acid during arrest
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A police sergeant and a constable attached to the Walasmulla Police Station were attacked with acid when they attempted to arrest a person yesterday.

According to Walasmulla Police, the two police officers are currently undergoing treatment.

The police officers had gone to arrest a suspect in Wekandawela area in Weeraketiya, following an open warrant issued by Walasmulla court.

At that time, the wife of the suspect had attacked the police officers with acid and the suspect had also assaulted them.

However, the police have arrested him and his wife, and remanded them after producing before the court.

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