Heroin peddler sends Puttalam police officer to hospital

Heroin peddler sends Puttalam police officer to hospital

Heroin peddler sends Puttalam police officer to hospital

Written by Staff Writer

24 Mar, 2014 | 12:19 pm

A police sergeant was injured subsequent to being allegedly assaulted by a Heroin peddler in the  Thalgaskannada area in Puttalam.

The Police Media Unit stated that the alleged assault was carried out at around 11 p.m. on Sunday night, following a raid conducted in the area to arrest the peddlers.

The sergeant who was injured in the incident is currently receiving treatment in  hospital.The Police Media unit added that the sergeant is attached to the Anti-Vice Squad of Puttalam.

The drug peddler had fled the area while the suspect responsible for carrying out the assault has been arrested by the police.

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