Sri Lankan IGP interdicts 2 policemen for not checking UNP MP
[TamilNet, Monday, 18 August 2008, 10:32 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Inspector General of Police Sunday interdicted a police constable and a police sergeant on a report that they failed to conduct search on the vehicle in which UNP parliamentarian Dr.Jayalath Jayewardene was traveling to Madu to attend church festival held on August 15.
Jayalath Jayewardene had traveled to Madu via Madawachchi sentry point with the police escort provided by the Sri Lanka Police.
Jayalath and his vehicle were not subjected to check at the Madawachchi sentry point by police personnel. This matter was immediately brought to the notice of the police hierarchy, sources said.