Police Intelligence Division officer attacked in Sapugaskanda

Police Intelligence Division officer attacked in Sapugaskanda

Police Intelligence Division officer attacked in Sapugaskanda

Written by Staff Writer

09 Sep, 2014 | 7:55 pm

An officer of the Police Intelligence Division was attacked on Tuesday when he was conducting a raid on a residence in the Kottunna area in Sapugaskanda.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana says that two officers encountered this situation when they attempted to conduct a raid on the residence on Tuesday afternoon.

SSP Rohana noted that the officer who had entered the home to arrest the suspects had been attacked and that his firearm had been taken away from him.

Two suspects have been arrested.

SSP Ajith Rohana also said: “A team of police officers responded to a call that a house in the Kottunna area in the Sapugaskanda Police Division had been broken into by thieves. Two suspects were arrested. One of them is a known criminal. The other suspect is an army deserter. Two more suspects had fled the scene. The injured police constable has been admitted to the Ragama Hospital.”

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