Army Board of Inquiry & Military Police probing Army altercation with Wildlife Officers

Army Board of Inquiry & Military Police probing Army altercation with Wildlife Officers

Army Board of Inquiry & Military Police probing Army altercation with Wildlife Officers

Written by Zulfick Farzan

01 Jul, 2021 | 7:05 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) Hours after an incident where a Senior Officer of the Army was involved in a heated altercation with a team of Wildlife Department officials in Habarana area was reported on Friday (25), action was immediately taken by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army to appoint a Board of Inquiry, headed by two Senior Major Generals in order to find and verify facts, related to the whole incident since Police complaints have been lodged.

Sri Lanka Army said, this was in addition to a parallel Military Police investigation that came into effect soon after the incident.

The Board of Inquiry, still in progress recording necessary details and evidence, is expected to complete its findings shortly and hand it over to the Commander of the Army. 

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