Police Constable interdicted over assault

2019-02-12 at 12:25

The Police Constable who behaved in an unruly manner, threatening individuals with his official firearm, following an accident in Minuwangoda has been interdicted.

The Constable was attached to the Katunayake Police.

The accident was reported last Sunday.

The Constable, who was riding a motorbike in the wrong lane, hit another motorbike heading in the opposite direction.

According to CCTV footage recovered following the accident the Police Constable can be seen assaulting area residents and the rider of the other motorbike and threatened them with his official firearm.

The Minuwangoda Police arrested the Police Constable following the unrest.

The Police Constable was later released on a surety bail of Rs.100,000 after he was produced before the Minuwangoda Magistrate’s Court.

Accordingly Police interdicted the Police Constable owing to ongoing investigations.