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Sri Lanka’s police chief to resign over violent crackdown on workers’ protest

Jun 1, 2011 9:26:32 AM - yahoo.com
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s police chief will resign to take responsibility for a violent crackdown on a workers’ protest in which more than 200 people were injured, the government said Wednesday. The defense ministry said police chief Mahinda Balasuriya will step down over “displeasure with the manner in which police conducted themselves during the clash” Monday. The government is under ...