Court orders arrest of cops over Embilipitiya incident

gavelThe Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has been ordered by the Embilipitiya Magistrate to arrest the police officers allegedly involved in the incident which led to the death of a youth in Embilipitiya recently.

The Embilipitiya Magistrate has issued instructions to arrest the former Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and the Headquarters Inspector (HQI) of Embilipitiya in relation to the incident.

Embilipitiya ASP D.W.C. Dharmaratne and HQI S.R.J. Dias were transferred last week as further investigations continued in to the death of the youth. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Give them maximum punishment, otherwise other police thugs will take this as example. The policeman living other side of our fence threatened few times saying ” I will bring under-world (paathalayen) and kill your family” but everyone is scared to complain against him because to his power.


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