Motorist assaults a PHI in Vavuniya
A special investigation has been launched into the assault on a Public Health Inspector in Shanthasolai, Vavuniya.
Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana stated that investigations are underway following a complaint lodged by the relevant Public Health Inspector.
The Police Media Spokesman further stated that the motorcyclist had assaulted the Public Health Inspector when he inquired the motorcyclist the reason for not wearing a mask.
The victim has been identified as a 25-year-old resident of the same area, DIG Rohana said.l
Additionally, he emphasized that strict laws will be enforced against incidents of criminal coercion and assault on health officials and other officials on duty to curb COVID-19.