Acid attack on police officers: Two arrested
Three officers of the Dedigama police were admitted to the Kegalle
hospital after being attacked with acetic acid by the wife of a suspect
at Dedigama yesterday morning.
The Police Media Unit said the team of police officers had gone to
arrest the suspect who was involved in a lot of burglaries in the
Dedigama and Pinnadeniya areas.
While the officers were searching the house of the suspect his wife
had thrown acid on them, seriously injuring the officers.
The suspect and his wife were arrested and would be produced before
the Warakapola Magistrate, OIC Dedigama police K.G.S. Balasoorya said.