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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 7:33
Update: Exhumation of Lasantha Wickrematunge’s body commences
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The remains of slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge are being exhumed at Borella cemetery, 7 years after his tragic death.

On the 8th of September Mt. Lavinia Chief Magistrate Mohamed Sahabdeen ordered that the remains of the former journalist be exhumed.

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The body of Lasantha Wickrematunge is scheduled to be exhumed this afternoon.

The Assassinated Sunday Leader newspaper Editor’s body is to be exhumed according to an order of Chief Mt. Lavinia Magistrate Mohamed Sahabdeen.

Special security was assigned to the tomb at Borella cemetery, immediately after the court order for exhuming the body was issued on 22nd this month.

After the body is exhumed, a post-mortem examination is scheduled to be performed by a team of forensic doctors.

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