8 individuals arrested for assaulting a police sergeant

Monday, 17 April 2017 - 17:22

6 suspects who have allegedly attacked a police constable with a sharp object and inflicted injuries have been arrested by the Bandaragama Police Station.

Police said the constable who is attached to Bandaragama police station was attacked during a concert held in Bandaragama last night.

Police said two suspects taken into custody following the incident were released after questioning.

Among the other six, is a school boy who sat for the GCE O/L examination last year.

Police are interrogating the suspects and the injured policeman is currently receiving treatment at the Horana Base Hospital.

The suspects will be produced before the Horana Magistrates.

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