Four cops suspended over missing youth in Hambantota

policeFour policemen attached to the Hambantota police have been suspended over a youth who went missing while in police custody.

The four policemen were initially transferred but today they were suspended as  investigations continue.

The youth, a resident of Bandagiriya in Hambantota, had gone missing after he was arrested by the Hambantota Police on the suspicion of having stolen paddy.

The police later said the suspect had escaped from police custody. (Colombo Gazette)