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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - 14:13
Detainee dies inside Pitigala Police cell
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Police Media Spokesperson’s Office says that a 42-year-old person who was kept at the police cell at the Pitigala Police Station has died this afternoon.

The deceased who was a resident of Maarakgoda, had been taken into police custody over a family dispute.

Police alleged that the detainee had committed suicide.

However, IGP Pujith Jayasundera has ordered to initiate disciplinary action against the OIC of the Pitigala Police and other officers.

 

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