Two Police Constables attached to the Ministerial Security Division (MSD) had been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a Russian woman, who was bathing at the Mount Lavinia Beach last evening, the Police said.
A Police patrol on coastal duties at the Mount Lavinia Beach arrested the suspects after they received information stating that the Russian woman had been sexually abused, while she was bathing at the beach.
The Police said the suspects had also interrupted the Police duties and attempted to escape when they tried to arrest the suspects.
Police identified the arrested constables, who are aged 27 and 47, as residents of Mirihana and Kantale
They are expected to be produced in the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today. (Darshana Sanjeewa)