Father, son arrested for obstructing Police duty
Ehatuwewa Police arrested a Kasippu smuggler and his son on Sunday (3), who protested against the Police when the latter went to raid an illegal liquor trade.
The raid was carried out in Makulewa, Dalupathagama area according to information received by a team of officers including Deputy Inspector Wanninayake who works at the Ehatuwewa Police.
There, the suspected 52-year-old man was arrested by the Police officers and when he was about to be taken to the Police station, his 28-year-old son came there and protested against the Police officers. Then the arrested person also protested against the Police officers and a conflict ensued.
The two suspects were arrested on the charge of criminally forcing the Police officers by obstructing their duty.
They were to be produced before the Galgamuwa Magistrate Court.