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Cops attacked while trying to nab suspect

Two police officers of Moragahahena Police in Panadura were assaulted by a respondent in a maintenance case pending before the Horana Magistrate on February 26. They were admitted to Horana Hospital. One officer received critical injuries to the head and the other suffered injuries to the back.

Police said the two officers - Ravindra and Shantha - had gone in search of a suspect with an arrest warrant issued by the Horana Magistrate as he was evading the trial of the maintenance case.

The suspect had allegedly assaulted Shantha with an iron rod and poured hot water on Ravindra when they attempted to arrest him.

The suspect was arrested and produced before the Horana Magistrate who remanded him until March 13.


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