Police constable killed in assault at Tangalle

Police line do not cross - Crime

A Police Constable was dead after being assaulted by a group at Vitharandeniya, Tangalle, last night (February 17).

The victim is reportedly a 34-year-old constable, the police said.

Police noted the Constable was assaulted by a group that arrived at his residence while he was there with his wife and another individual.

It was reportedly due to a dispute over property.

Further investigations are being carried out by the Tangalle Police.