Kanthale PS member arrested over an assault
2019-04-15 at 16:44
A Kanthale Pradeshiya Sabha member and another individual have been arrested by the Kanthale Police over an assault incident that injured ten individuals including two Police Inspectors.
The Office of the Police Media Spokesman said a group of individuals who were bathing in the Kanthale River were attacked by another group, who were under the influence, both physically and with bottles.
The group had then attacked the two Police Inspectors who arrived at the scene. Following the incident ten individuals who sustained injuries were admitted to the Kanthale Hospital.
The 42 year old Kanthale Pradeshiya Sabha member and the other suspect are residents of Kanthale.
The 24 year old suspect who sustained injuries during the clash is receiving treatment at the Kanthale Hospital under police protection.