Special team deployed in Kaththankudi to conduct inquiry into police being forced to kneel down
Inspector General of Police N. K. Illangakoon has issued orders for a special inquiry into the incident where police officers who were on duty at the Kaththankudi police station were forced to kneel down.
Accordingly a group of officers of the police Special Investigation Unit left for the Kaththankudi police station this morning and investigations into the incident are currently underway.
Speaking to our news team acting police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that the investigation is being headed by DIG Gamini Nawarathna.
Certain media reports regarding the incident stated that a senior police officer of the region had forced a group of policemen in the Kaththankudi police station to kneel for close to an hour.
The reason for the incident is believed to have been as a punishment after a policeman of the Kaththankudi police station had taken a bribe of two thousand rupees.