Colombo Telegraph

Former Embilipitiya ASP Arrested

Former Embilipitiya ASP DWC Dharmarathne was arrested today by the CID in connection with the Embilipitiya incident where the police were involved in the death of a 29-year old man in early January.

The arrest follows a writ application filed on February 1, 2016 at the Court of Appeal over the non-arrest of the former ASP, and an HQI over the death.

Following the incident, 21 police officers of the Embilipitiya Police Station were transferred.

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