SDIG Deshabandu attacked | Daily News

SDIG Deshabandu attacked

Western Province Senior DIG Deshabadu Tennakoon was assaulted by a group at Perahera Mawatha yesterday afternoon. He sustained minor injuries in the attack and was admitted to hospital.

Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa told the Daily News that the extent of injuries caused to SDIG Tennakoon was not known, immediately after the incident.

The protesters were demanding to know from the Senior DIG who gave the orders to attack the protesters prior to getting violent and attacking the Senior DIG in charge of the Western Province.

It is also reported that the military had fired into the air to disperse the group attacking the SDIG and he was evacuated safely.

Two suspects involved in the assault was arrested by Kollupitiya police.

 


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