A special Police team comprising 20 Police officers including the Senior Superintendent of Police of Avissawella and three Assistant Superintendents of Police have been appointed to conduct investigations into the incidents that took place at Rambukkana yesterday.
Addressing a media briefing Senior Police Media Spokesman Senior DIG Ajith Rohana said a comprehensive investigation will be carried out on the directives of the Senior DIG in Charge of the Sabaragamuwa Province.
Senior DIG Rohana said the team that includes SSP Wasantha Kandewaththa has already commenced investigations into the incident.
He added several officers of the Avissawella Police Station have been included in the special team to ensure transparency.
Senior DIG Rohana said instructions have been issued to obtain statements from all individuals involved in the incident including those who sustained injuries.
The Senior DIG said the Police intends on obtaining the assistance of the Government Analysts Department in conducting investigations at the scene.