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Suspect in assult of Police officers arrested

Gandara Police have arrested a suspect who assaulted two Police officers. He was produced before the Matara Magistrate’s Court and remanded until October 5.

The Victims Protection Division of the Police had received a complaint on September 25 that a witness to a murder in the Gandara Police Division had received death threats.

Following a message received from the 119 Information Centre that a gang of seven persons had approached the witness’s house and assaulted the neighbors, Police officers had been deployed near the house for security.

The Police tried to arrest a man who was roaming the area with a sword, but was attacked by him. Two Police officers who were injured in the incident were admitted to the Thalalla Hospital.

The suspect was later arrested. The arrested suspect is a 39-year-old resident of Kamburupitiya. Gandara Police are investigating.

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