Two persons have been arrested for allegedly assaulting the Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police of the Western Province Deshabandu Tennakoon.
Senior DIG Tennakoon was assaulted when he visited the Beira Lake area yesterday.
He was surrounded by a group of protesters and was subsequently assaulted.
Senior DIG Tennakoon who was seen in civil clothing took a blow to the head as well and was seen running away from the protesters.
He is currently receiving treatment at the Police Hospital in Narahenpita.