|Dismissed Policeman caught
A dismissed Policeman was
caught recently with 1,100 milligrammes of heroin by
the OIC Crimes of Galle Police on a tip off.
Inspector Rohan Wickremasekere picked up the suspect
while he was walking near Beligaha Junction in
The Policeman had been sacked from the force last
year after he was found guilty of accepting a bribe
of Rs.3,500 from a teacher couple, while serving in
the Galle Anti-Crime and Corruption Unit.
The suspect (35) is a resident of Kapuhempala Galle.
He had served in the Police force for 12 years and
been a resident of Galle for the past six years. The
suspect was produced before Galle Chief Magistrate
Chamara Tennekoon who remanded him until March 4.