Head of an independent institution is being investigated for assaulting a Special Operations (SO) police officer.
Police said a man is being investigated for assaulting a police officer and that the case was submitted on Tuesday. Police said the man also filed a case against the police officers.
Although police refused to give any details, according to VNews’ sources, the man is the head of an independent institution and the incident occurred at a house in Henveiru ward.
The police officer was off duty at the time and the fight broke out due to an issue related to a woman, sources revealed. While the police officer’s right eye was injured, a woman in the house was also hurt and the two had, according to sources, received treatment at hospital.
VNews was unable to get a word from the head of the independent institution as he did not answer the phone calls.