Sri Lankan police have launched an investigation after the Sri Lankan flag was allegedly pulled down from a flag pole at the Vavuniya District Secretariat yesterday.
Daily Mirror reports that an unidentified individual arrived at the premises and pulled down the flag, before escaping as police officials attempted to arrest him.
Following a complaint by District Secretary M.B.R. Pushpakumara a police investigation has now been launched into the incidident.
The Sri Lankan flag has reported been raised again.