Soldier arrested for abusing WPC | Daily News

Soldier arrested for abusing WPC

Mawanella Police arrested an Army soldier who allegedly verbally abused a Woman Police Constable working at the Mawanella Police Station using obscene words and harassed her sexually.

Police said that the suspect was deployed as a soldier at the Ratmalana Camp of the Gajaba Regiment and was a resident of Tammita, Ussapitiya.

The police said that when the suspected twenty-seven-year-old soldier entered the police station with another person, the WPC who was on duty at the main entrance hadasked him the reason for his arrival and he had entered the police station without replying. Then he had come back to the guardhouse of the main entrance where the WPC in question was working and abused her uttering obscene words and also tried to sexually assault her, police said.

The police arrested the soldier on suspicion, based on a complaint made by the woman police constable. He was due to be produced before the Mawanella Court.


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