IGP ordered to pay Rs 50,000 compensation to a train commuter who was assaulted by the police


Colombo District Judge Amali Ranaweera ordered the IGP today to pay 50 thousand rupees compensation for a train commuter who was subjected to police attack at the Fort Railway Station.

Police were charged for assaulting Duminda Hapuarachchi on April 22 in 2014, during a railway workers’ protest that was being  monitored by police.