A female police constable and another policeman have been interdicted after a suspect had fled police custody in Madampe today.
The police said that the suspect had fled when he was taken to the Chilaw court over a heroin case.
The police DIG in charge of the Chilaw police division investigated the incident and ordered the two police constables to be interdicted.
The DIG had said that the police constables had failed in their duty and so were interdicted pending further investigations.
Meanwhile the suspect who fled police custody was arrested at his house. (Colombo Gazette)