Weligama police officers assaulted

Weligama police officers assaulted

Weligama police officers assaulted

Written by Staff Writer

29 Aug, 2015 | 9:11 pm

Two police officers from Weligama have been attacked while they were attempting arrest a group of persons who were under the influence of alcohol and had allegedly caused damages to houses.

Three persons under the influence of alcohol had allegedly caused damages to a house in Weligama on Saturday night. Two persons who were in the house at the time were injured.

The house-owners have then notified the police emergency hotline about the incident. The police officers who arrived at the location were also allegedly assaulted, following which the suspects had fled the scene.

Two of the assailants have been arrested by the police. Investigations are underway to locate the third suspect.


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