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Woman files complaint saying she was assaulted by police

A woman has filed a complaint saying she was assaulted by the police outside the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) when former Minister Wimal Weerawansa was arrested today.

The woman said that she was pushed by the police and then assaulted while she was holding her uncles arm near the FCID office.

The complaint was filed at the Fort police station in the presence of a lawyer.

A tense situation arose near the FCID when Weerawansa was arrested and taken to court.

Weerawansa’s supporters attempted to prevent the police from taking him away to court. (Colombo Gazette)

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