Inebriated Turks who assaulted retired army officer arrested | Daily News

Inebriated Turks who assaulted retired army officer arrested

Three Turkish men who severely assaulted a retired Army Captain in a altercation were arrested by Kiribathgoda Police last Wednesday.

The victim was immediately admitted to the Army Hospital in Narahenpita in a serious condition. The incident took place when the victim who was travelling in a three wheeler on a by lane in Kongahawatte area had seen the three Turkish men under the influence blocking the by lane and making the drivers and pedestrians uncomfortable.

He had got down from the three wheeler and told them to move from the road without blocking the way of other motorists. The men had then severely assaulted the retired army officer.

The men were said to be residing on rent in the same area employed in a project under the American Embassy here.


 

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