Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 13:15
Police to use video footage to arrest suspects of Hali- Ala incident.
The Paffrel Organization has requested the IGP for more police teams to be deployed in the Badulla district in order to minimize post election violence.
Paffrel Executive Director Rohana Hetti Aarachchi said that his organization has received 10 complaints about post election violence incidents so far.
Meanwhile an attack was launched on a fleet of vehicles that escorted UNP Chief Ministerial candidate Harin Fernando near a police post in Hali Ela last evening.
Police has already initiated investigations using video footages to arrest the suspects that involved in the Hali Ela attack.
The attackers had damaged 5 vehicles including the one used by our correspondent Palitha Ariyawansa.
Besides, a journalist has been hospitalized after he was attacked by the mob during the Hali Ela incident.
Meanwhile Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said STF personnel have been deployed in certain areas of the Badulla district after the Hali Ela incident.