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Wednesday, 28 May 2014 - 7:49
Iron nails in the remains found from Matale mass grave
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Attorney appearing on behalf of the aggrieved party pertaining to the case been heard at the Matale Magistrates Court says that the persons whose remains were found from the Matale mass grave have shown signs to have been tortured before their deaths.

He stated that as per the medical reports submitted to courts certain skulls had iron nails pierced through them while some had marks caused by sharp weapons.

Around 154 skeletal remains were found during excavations carried out to construct a Bio Gas unit at the Matale Hospital since the 23rd of November 2012.

 
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