A disciplinary action will be taken against the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Warakapola police for reporting to duty under the influence of alcohol, a senior police officer said.

A report issued by the Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) of the Kurunegala Teaching hospital has confirmed that the cop was under the influence of alcohol.

The OIC was produced before the JMO following a directive issued by an Assistant Superintend of Police (ASP) this morning.

An investigation in this regard was launched following a tip-off received by the ASP stating that OIC Nimal Priyantha has reported to duty under the influence of alcohol, it was reported.