An individual was hospitalized after he was beaten in a prison cell at Welikada police.
The victim, Govindaraj Gnanasekaran from Bagawanthalawa was working at a residence in Koswatte, Nawala belonging to a Garment Factory Owner, and had not return to work since December 03rd.
Two weeks ago he was asked by the Bogawantalawa Police to report to the Welikada Police to record a statement.
A complaint was lodged against him over a theft of Rs. 200,000.
He had been assaulted during police questioning.
The matter has been handed over to the Nugegoda Senior Superintendent of Police for a special inquiry.