Cops who captured intruders at editor’s house to be promoted

By Norman Palihawadane

Inspector General of Police N. K. Illangakoon has decided to promote five policemen including Sergeant G. P. Jayapala in recognition of their services and swift action taken to capture the intruders at The Sunday Leader Associate Editor Mandana Ismail’s house at Dickman Road in Colombo last Saturday, police headquarters sources said yesterday.

The promotions would be conferred on them once the investigations were completed, sources said.

The IGP had also visited three injured policemen who were being treated at Colombo National Hospital, sources added.

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