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Thursday, 05 October 2017 - 19:53
Divulapitiya crime OIC arrested over suspect’s death
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The Crime OIC of Divulapitiya Police has been arrested over the death of a suspect who was arrested by Divulapitiya Police.

The suspect had died upon admission to Negombo Hospital yesterday (04).

He was taken to the hospital by the Negombo prison officials as he suddenly fell ill at the prison.

Three more officials of Divulapitiya Police have been transferred to Peliyagoda Police.

Police initiated an investigation into the death of the 50-year-old suspect after postmortem found internal bleeding and wounds as the cause of death.

The suspect was arrested by the Divulapitiya police, relating to a theft at the house, where he was employed as a watcher.

The daughter of the deceased has said that her father had told her that he was assaulted by police officers urging him to accept the responsibility for the crime.

Police Media Spokesperson’s Office stated that the investigation is conducted under the supervision of Negombo ASP.


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