Sixty five cops at Katugastota Police transferred

A police sergeant of the Katugastota Police Station has been interdicted and another 65 policemen attached to the station transferred to other police stations in the Kandy Police Division by the Central Province DIG, following complaints received against them regarding alleged acts of corruption and other malpractices.

Investigations into the incident had revealed that a large number of policemen attached to the station had maintained close connections with drug racketeers and pepole involved in various illegal activities in the area. The 65 officers had been transferred to facilitate proper investigations. The OICs of the Vice Division and the Transport Division are reported to be in the group.

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