Constable killed in dispute in Tangalle
A clash had occurred between two parties over a personal dispute on Thursday (17) which resulted in the death of a police Constable.The two persons who were injured in the incident were taken to hospital while one of them died upon admission to the Tangalle Hospital and he was identified as Vidanagamage Chathuranga Dilshan (34), a Police Constable attached to the Expressway Tourist Police Division.
The Police Media Spokesman’s Office said two people were seriously injured following an assault by a group on Thursday (17) night, after a heated argument in Vitharandeniya, Tangalle. A neighboring woman had been involved in constant fighting with the occupants of the deceased Police Constable’s residence. A man from Weeraketiya was constructing a hotel on a plot of land located close to the Constable’s residence.