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* Sri Lanka police investigate assault on police officer in Kalutara
Sat, May 31, 2014, 10:20 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka police has launched an extensive investigation into the assault of a police officer by an unidentified gang in Kalutara when he was on his way to work.

The police officer was assaulted around 8 pm Friday night by a gang arrived in a cab in Dodamgoda area of Kalutara, the police said.

The officer, who was assigned duties at the Kottawa exchange of the Southern Expressway, was driving to work, when the gang assaulted him and fled, the police said.

The injured police officer was admitted to the Nagoda Hospital in Kalutara and is receiving treatment.

Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said that two special police teams have been assigned to carry out investigations into the incident.

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