Police sergeant injured in Galle attack

Police sergeant injured in Galle attack

Police sergeant injured in Galle attack

Written by Staff Writer

12 Mar, 2016 | 1:37 pm

A police sergeant was injured in an attack carried out by an individual in the Mahamudali Mawatha area in Dadalla, Galle.

According to the police, the officer was attacked when a mobile patrol unit responded to a complaint received on the Police Emergency hotline of violent behaviour between two groups at the Dadalla junction at dawn on Saturday, March 12.

The Police Media Spokesperson’s Office stated that, while there was no sign of any such violent behaviour, a man who was hiding in the nude, had clubbed the officer.

The injured police sergeant was admitted to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital. The office added that the suspect had also damaged the Police Mobile Patrol Vehicle.

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