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SI tries to shoot OIC

A reserve sub-inspector (SI) attached to the Kuliyapitiya Police Station has attempted to shoot an officer in charge (OIC) of the same police station, The Morning learnt.

Speaking to The Morning yesterday (2), Police Spokesperson Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Ajith Rohana said the SI was arrested after his attempt to shoot an OIC of the Administration Division of the police station.

“An argument had erupted when the OIC attempted to confront the SI on an alleged act of corruption the SI had carried out. This had led to the SI’s attempt to shoot the OIC with his official revolver.”
The SI has been suspended from his duties.