Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 19:14
4 police officers who were on duty under the influence of alcohol arrested.
Dambulla police headquarters arrested 4 police officers attached to the Dambulla Police this morning while they were on duty under the influence of alcohol.
A senior spokesperson of the Dambulla police stated that the 4 police officers have been sent for medical tests.
Meanwhile, 6 Police officers have been injured in assaults carried out on Police officers deployed on duty in 3 areas.
2 Police officers were assaulted in Kandy last night, by the driver of a motor vehicle which they had tried to inspect.
Also another 2 Police officers were assaulted in the Kitulagala area while trying to arrest an Army deserter.
In another incident, 2 Police officers engaged in duty in the Uurubokka area in Matara were assaulted.