Police Constable run over by tipper truck during sting operation dies

Police Constable run over by tipper truck during sting operation dies

The 32-year-old Police Constable and father of two from Rasnayakapura had died after being admitted to the Nikaweratiya hospital.

He passed away after being run over by a tipper truck during a sting operation conducted to investigate illegal sand mining in the Haathalawa area in Kobeigane around midnight yesterday.

DIG Ajith Rohana said the driver of the tipper truck has been identified and two Police teams have been appointed to apprehend him and to conduct investigations into the incident.