Police have arrested one person for assaulting the irrigation engineer of Polonnaruwa.
Later, the suspect was produced before the Polonnaruwa Magistrate and was remanded until 15 of this month.
The engineer was assaulted last morning (May 11) when he visited the forest reserve of Canal 2 in Polonnaruwa to remove an unauthorized construction.
The injured engineer was admitted to Polonnaruwa General Hospital.
The State Services Engineers' Union said they will launch a trade union action against this incident on Monday.
The President of the Union, D. Abeysiriwardena said if relevant legal action is not taken against the attackers they would definitely commence trade union actions.