An incident has been reported in Gandara, Matara, where two Police officers were assaulted when attempting to arrest a suspect.
A complaint had been lodged with the 119 emergency hotline stating death threats were levelled against a witness of a murder in the Gandara Police area, by a group of seven individuals, and that a group of areas resident were being assaulted.
Police said accordingly security was provided to the relevant house.
An individual travelling with a sword in the area had bitten and injured the Police officer, when attempting to arrest him.
The two Police officers have been admitted to the Talalla Hospital, while the 39-year-old resident of Kamburupitiya has been arrested and remanded till the 5th of October.
Further investigations are being conducted by the Gandara Police.