6 individuals including 3 policemen injured following a clash in Wellawatta

Monday, 05 August 2019 - 7:43

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Following a clash which took place between a group from the Wellawatta- Mayura place housing complex and a group of labourers in a contract company, 6 individuals were injured including three police officers.

The police media spokespersons office noted that the clash took place owing to an issue with regard to a mobile phone around 11pm yesterday.

Three police officers who attempted to mediate the situation sustained injuries and were admitted to the Colombo south teaching hospital.

Further the police media spokespersons office noted that three others who attempted to mediate the clash were also injured and admitted to the Colombo national hospital.

One individual has been arrested in connection to the incident and the security around the area has been beefed up by the Wellawatta police.



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