Policeman's weapon grabbed after assaulting.-Video
Police Media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said that a policeman attached to Sapugaskanda police station has been assaulted and his official firearm was snatched during a search operation in a house at Kottunna today.
Acting on a tip off, two policemen of Sapugaskanda police have visited a house to investigate about a suspicious person.
Having approached the house, one policeman has jumped over the parapet wall leaving the other to watch the gate.
As there was no call from the officer for 30 minutes, the policeman at the gate has searched for his fellow officer.
Later the one who stayed at the gate found his fellow officer was lying unconscious at the main door of the house.
The placeman who was assaulted had stated that he only remembers 2 persons approaching him.
The policeman is currently receiving treatment at Ragama Teaching Hospital.
However the misplaced firearm has not yet been recovered.