Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that they will investigate whether the police who went to raid a gambling den on Aiyanayake Devale Road in Munnesh-waram, Chilaw have used excessive force.
Police stated that a clash occurred between the police and the residents of a house on Aiyanaayaka Devale Road in Munneshwaram, when they went to raid a gambling den.
However, a woman accused that the police assaulted her son who was engaged in a game during a religious event held at the house.
SSP Ajith Rohana added that the Police will be compelled to use force during an arrest, if the suspects resist.
However, he reiterated that an investigation will be conducted regarding the incident.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/90674/attack-on-police-who-raided-gambling-den-in-chilaw-6-arrested-video