Man remanded for assaulting police officer in court



A suspect who assaulted a police officer on judicial duty has been remanded until November 9.

Police said the order was made by the Nuwara Eliya Magistrate yesterday (02).

The Magistrate has ordered the concerned police constable to inform the people present in the court to maintain silence.

The police constable has addressed the public gathered in the open court and informed them to behave in a way that would not disturb the proceedings of the court.

One person who was instructed to keep quiet or to leave the premises if his case has been already heard had assaulted the police constable.

The other police officers had arrested the suspect and then brought him to the Nuwara Eliya Police Station.

The arrested suspect is a 43-year-old resident of Nanu Oya.

(Ada Derana)


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