Two Mirihana cops suspended

Two policemen attached to the Mirihana police have been suspended pending investigations over allegations they had failed to arrest a suspect over an incident.

According to the police media unit, a sub inspector and police constable have been suspended on the instructions of the Western Province, Southern range DIG.

Both policemen had failed to arrest a suspect involved in financial fraud, the police media unit said today.

The policemen have been suspended from work with effect from yesterday.