The video of a police constable assaulting two youths on a motorcycle in the Eravur area in Batticaloa has been circulating on social media since the 23rd of this month. Following the social media revelations about this police constable who had inhumanly assaulted the youth in public, the Police Department had to arrest him. Despite the arrests and suspensions, police violence has not stopped. But with the advancement of social media today, not only police officers but the entire state as well as the private sector need to think twice…Read More
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Police officer who assaulted youths in public caught on camera!
A video of two young men in the Eastern Province being brutally assaulted by a uniformed police officer is rapidly circulating on social media. The attack was carried out by a traffic police constable bearing the number 61169 in Eravur town on Friday evening, October 22. The two youths were on their way to a restaurant in the city on a motorbike for dinner and they had been riding the motorcycle despite the police officer’s order to stop the motorcycle. The video shows a police officer following them, scolding the…Read More