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A police sergeant attached to Gampola Police Station engaged in the protest by getting into a concrete barrel in the town.
A group of policemen had come after about 20 minutes and had taken the police sergeant to the police station.
Statements have been taken from people who had been in the town at the time.
The sergeant had said he had been in the police department for 29 years. He had not been harmed despite serving in several police stations. However, senior officers at Gampola Police Station had taken personal revenge from him he had said. He has complained regarding being transferred to various places. He had said he wanted justice.
Senior officers of the police station say officers of the police department engaging in protests or agitations is a serious offence and disciplinary action would be taken against the relevant police officer .