Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka to set up an Independent aircraft accident investigation bureau
-- [23 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan government seeks public views on reconciliation mechanism
-- [52 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President determined to eliminate drugs menace targeting school children
-- [1 hour and 31 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank calls for bids to mint 970 million coins
-- [2 hours ago]
India grants Sri Lanka US$ 318 million financial assistance to improve railways system
-- [2 hours ago]
Japan offers to introduce modern Japanese technology to Sri Lanka
-- [3 hours ago]
Australian streaker gets a week in Sri Lankan prison
-- [3 hours ago]
ADB approves $ 118 million financial assistance to fully electrify Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Russian naval ship Igor Belousov arrives at Sri Lanka's Colombo port on goodwill mission
-- [4 hours ago]
In Pictures: U.S., Sri Lanka navies exchange best practices on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief
-- [5 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.