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SDIG of Police attacks civilian

A video showing Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (SDIG) Ranmal Kodituwakku attacking a civilian is currently being widely shared on social media platforms.

The video shows SDIG Kodituwakku kicking and beating the civilian while the civilian begs to stop the attack.

The Morning contacted Police Spokesperson Senior Superintendent of Police Nihal Thalduwa who confirmed that the incident did happen early this morning.

“The incident took place early this morning, and a investigation is currently underway at the Police Headquarters. They will check into the matter,” said Thalduwa.

When inquired whether the SDIG was under the influence of alcohol, SSP Thalduwa refused to confirm, but once again stated that the investigation would be done by the Police HQ.