Police investigations have commenced into the vandalizing of statues of mahathma ghandhi & lord baiden powell located in batticaloa.
Issuing a release ministry of external affairs stated that the inspector general of police has been issued with the necessary instructions to direct investigations in this regard.
The investigations will attempt to ascertain the motif behind this act of vandalism.
The damage inflicted upon the statue of mahatma ghandhi has been widely publicised by Indian news papers.
Speaking to our news team police media spokesperson S.P. ajith rohana stated that a special team of officers comprising of the police intelligence unit have been deployed to carry out investigations.
He further stated that quick measures will be taken to apprehend the suspects.