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A drunk man was arrested on a charge of causing grievous bodily harm after allegedly biting off the manhood of a police officer who was trying to stop a fight, police in Sri Lanka said.
Colombo police said that the incident unfolded after officers were called to the scene of a fight.
The victim, who was identified, attempted break up the fight, but the suspect lunged at him and bit off part of his private parts.
The suspect was drunk at the time of the incident. The victim was rushed to a hospital, where he underwent surgery to reattach his private parts.
The victim is said to be in critical condition, and is recovering in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit.
The suspect, who was not identified, was arrested at the scene, and was charged with one count of causing grievous bodily harm.