Policeman interdicted for karate style assault on two people

By Easwaran Rutnam

A policeman attached to the Eravur Police has been interdicted over a karate style assault on two people who were on a motorcycle in Batticaloa.

The entire incident was captured on video and shared on social media.

In the video initially shared on twitter by Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Shanakiyan Rasamanickam, the policeman is seek kicking one person and slapping another.

The incident had taken place yesterday after the motorcycle rider had failed to stop when ordered to do so by the Police.

Public Security Minister Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara later ordered the policeman to be interdicted.

Rasamanickam posted a screenshot today of a text message sent to him by Weerasekara.

In the text message, Weerasekara says the policeman had been measuring the road where an accident had taken place.

The motorcycle had then gone past the policeman and dragged the measuring tape.

The policeman gave chase and stopped the motorcycle and assaulted the rider and pillion rider.

The Minister had condemned the incident and ordered action to be taken against him. (Colombo Gazette)

6 COMMENTS

  1. Oh well, the motorbike riders did not stop, and the police officer behaviours is not acceptable either. Clearly, this country has not evolved to follow democracy. The both parties need be educated. Young people need to be taught how to behave when a police officer stops them and the police officer must be taught that he can’t take justice in his own hands.

    • The best way to deal with this kind of behaviour is putting them in a hard labour farming for a month and make them to work for the country. Just making them to pay few thousand rupees fine will not work, because easy money comes from Western or Middle Eastern countries and the youths don’t know the value of money.

    • Lock them up in a room with you, they will become crazy. They will become terrorists. Most Tamils would blindly follow Indians and westerners ;—)))

      Remember those days Tamils became child suicide attackers to please Adele Balasingham (Crazy Australian convict).

  2. Antany, When there is a tape or a rope across the road & you ride a motorbike you won’t see it, you can’t stop, you just go over it. Even a bicycle can’t stop. Antany has to be educated first with the policeman.

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