2 police officers on traffic duty assaulted
Thursday, 03 December 2015 - 9:46
A gang assaulted two police officers engaged in traffic duty close to the Pittugala junction on the Kaduwela – Malabe Road.
Police media spokesman’s office said that four persons who had come in a three-wheeler carried out this assault yesterday.
The two policemen wounded in the assault were admitted to the Homagama Hospital.
The suspects attacked the 2 police officers when they attempted to stop the 3 wheeler upon suspicion.
Subsequently the trishaw was seized at a side lane and one person had fled the scene on that occasion.
Police media spokesman said that a locally manufactured firearm and several sharp weapons had been recovered from the three-wheeler.
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