Policemen on cannabis bust attacked

A group of Police officers who went to bust a cannabis smuggling operation in Janakapura, Welioya, on Saturday were attacked by an unidentified group which left two policemen injured.

Police say that a group of villagers had set upon the policemen who were on their way to nab the cannabis smugglers.

A Police jeep was also damaged in the incident. The injured policemen have been admitted to the Sampathnuwara hospital. The Police have arrested 18 suspected attackers.

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