Police constable killed in a hit and run posthumously promoted

Police constable killed in a hit and run posthumously promoted

The late Police Constable Ratnayake was run over by a tipper truck on the 28th November in Hathalawa.

The 27-year-old individual who drove the tipper truck that cost the life of the late Police Constable was later arrested on Sunday (Nov. 29).

“The late Police Constable Ratnayake bearing the badge number 76013 has sacrificed his life in order to protect our motherland, in order to protect the natural environment. Considering his valiant performances the Inspector General of Police has decided to promote him to the rank of Police Sergeant posthumously,” the Police Spokesperson said.