Sabaragamuwa Senior DIG Ranmal Kodithuwakku, who was involved in an assault on a suspect has received a transfer.
The announcement was made by the Inspector-General of Police, C.D. Wickramaratne in a communique directed to senior police officers today (Oct. 26).
Accordingly, SDIG Kodithuwakku has been transferred as the Senior DIG of the Medical Services & Welfare Division.
A video clip widely circulated on social media showed a police officer assaulting a civilian.
A statement issued by the Police Headquarters stated that an investigation was initiated into the incident.