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Wellampitiya police OIC caught

2014 Jan 02

The Officer In Charge (OIC) of the Wellampitiya police was arrested last night during a special operation conducted by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD).

Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that the OIC was arrested over raids carried out by the CCD on suspects having illegal drugs and heroin in their possession.

The police spokesman said that investigations are now underway and further information will be revealed following the investigations.

He said that even police officers found to have committed a crime will be charged and action taken against them.

The police spokesman said that the police will not attempt to protect any police officer found to be corrupt.

He said that investigations into the Wellampitiya OIC will be conducted in a transparent manner. (Colombo Gazette)

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