Policeman killed while rescuing flood affected people promoted

The Police said that the 29 year old policeman had attempted to rescue three people who were stranded in Metihena, Madampe when he was swept away.The policeman was attached to the Madampe Police station. (Colombo Gazette) A Policeman who was killed while rescuing flood affected people has been posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant.The body of the policeman was found today. The policeman was swept away by flood waters while he was attempting to rescue people trapped in Madampe on Friday.