A suspect who disrupted Public Health Inspectors from carrying out their duties in Giriulla has been remanded.
He was remanded till the 17th of August by the Kuliyapitiya Magistrate’s Court.
The suspect, the father of a coronavirus infected person, reportedly spat at a PHI attached to the Narammala Medical Officer of Health.
Police said he was arrested this morning in Giriulla under the charge of obstructing duties of a government employee.
Police said the PHI had visited a residence in Puskoladeniya, Giriulla following reports of a suspected coronavirus infected individual.
The father of the suspected patient had attempted to assault the PHI and had spat at him when the PHI entered the house.
The Giriulla Police arrested the 48-year-old suspect after conducting an investigation.