20th June 2021 06:44:43 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army after an alleged improper conduct of a few Army personnel in Eravur area was brought to the notice, immediately removed the Army personnel involved from their duties on a directive from the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva last evening (19).
An initial Military Police investigation has already commenced after certain photos went viral depicting an alleged harassment, meted out on a group of civilians in one corner of a street in Eravur area. The Officer-in Charge was also moved out with immediate effect. Upon completion of thorough investigations, the Army would adopt strictest disciplinary action against all errant Army personnel.