Panadura North Police have arrested a well known rapper for allegedly obstructing the duties of the Panadura North Police OIC while attempting to remove his mask while providing security for a function held under the patronage of Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena.
A Police team including Panadura North OIC Inspector Sanjeewa Lakmal was providing security at a student conference held under the patronage of the Minister at Keselwatta Thakshila School, Panadura.
While the suspect was shouting and behaving indecently nearby, the OIC warned the suspect and instructed him to leave the scene, where he was arrested under criminal force for causing impulsive behaviour by tugging at the OIC’s face mask, a senior Police Officer said.
“When the suspect started to shout obscenities and behaving in an indecent manner, the OIC warned the suspect and instructed him to leave the premises. However, he had disregarded the warning and tried to pull the OIC’s face mask off. Hence, he was arrested under criminal force charges, a senior Police officer said.