The house of a police constable attached to the Wellawaya police station has been attacked.
The police said that four assailants had assaulted him yesterday while he was returning home from work after obtaining leave.
The constable who was injured in the incident has been admitted to the Buttala Hospital. The house was severely damaged in the attack and the Buttala Police have launched a special investigation to arrest the suspects.
The police suspect that the attack was carried out due to a personal dispute.