The JVP Provincial Councilor Ashoka Ranwala who complained to the police regarding an inhuman assault on a youth taken to the Sapugaskanda Police was himself brutally assaulted by the OIC of the crimes section of the police station. The father of the youth has made a statement to the media in connection with the incident.
The father says a police team that suddenly broke into his house took away his son after handcuffing him. When he went to the police he was not allowed to see his son and when he went the following morning he found that his son had been inhumanly assaulted.
He made the JVP Councilor Dr. Ashoka Ranwala aware regarding the state of his son and Dr. Ranwala who went to the police station and observed the condition of the son requested the police to admit him the hospital immediately.
At the time the OIC had said the youth would be hospitalized by later the youth had been taken before Court and had been remanded without hospitalizing him.
Dr. Ranwala who came to know that the youth had been remanded had gone to the police station and had asked why the youth had not been hospitalized. The OIC and several other police personnel who had got angry had inhumanly assaulted Dr. Ranwala.
Later, with the mediation of senior police officer, Dr. Ranwala was taken before the JMO and was hospitalized. At the moment he is being treated in hospital under police arrest and the youth has been remanded.
Dr. Ranwala did not behave in an unruly manner in the police station and never obstructed duties of any police officer emphasizes youth’s father adding Dr. Ranwal had asked the police to hospitalize the youth considering his condition and take whatever legal action that was necessary.
රන්වලට පහරදීම ගැන පොලිසියෙන් පහර කෑ තරුණයාගේ පියා කතා කරයි
Posted by Lanka Truth on Friday, January 5, 2018