Prison guards nabbed for alleged assault
Six prison guards of the Anuradhapura prison were arrested by Mahawa
Police for allegedly assaulting a bus driver and a Police Constable on
the Kurunegala main road in Dalandagama.
Police reported the prison guards had allegedly assaulted the driver
for not stopping the bus for them, while they were waiting for a bus
after attending a wedding reception.
The suspects had followed the bus in another vehicle and overtaken it
and brought it to a halt.
When a Police Constable who was among the bus passengers intervened
to diffuse the situation, he was also attacked by the suspects. Mahawa
Police are investigating.