(VIDEO) Police assaulted during heroin bust; nine people arrested for battery

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COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka Police arrested nine people for assaulting police officers and preventing them from arresting a suspect in Anuradhapura on Saturday (6)

Three men and 06 women, were arrested by Police in addition to the target suspect.

Officers attached to the Anuradhapura Anti-Vice Unit arrested a suspect on Saturday (6) afternoon from Kahatagasdigiliya for the possession of 27g of heroin.

However, during the arrest a group had surrounding the officers and oppose to the arrest, and thereafter assaulted the police officers.

A Police Inspector and a Police Constable were admitted to the Anuradhapura Hospital for treatment.

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