A stock of expired pharmaceuticals has been found today from the controversial beauty parlor at Visaka Road in Bambalapitiya where a female doctor died after giving an anti-aging jab.
Acting on a court warrant, the Government Analyst, the Colombo Judiciary Medical Officer accompanied by the police team that is investigating the incident has searched the premises of the beauty parlor today.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said the expired drugs were found during the search operation.
Meanwhile Colombo Additional Magistrate Chandima Liyanage remanded owner of the beauty parlor Dr. Nimal Gamage until the 18th of this month when the suspect was produced before the court yesterday.
Sri Lanka Plastic Surgeons Association Secretary Dr. Romesh Gunasekera said 49-year old victim Dr. P.A. Priyangi was attached to the Plastic Surgery Unit of the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children.
Meanwhile Colombo Special Judiciary Medical Officer Dr. Sriyantha Amarasena who held the post mortem, gave an open verdict, and ordered to send the body parts to the government analyst in order to find the cause of the death.
At the same time, the GMOA told a media briefing held in Colombo today that the suspect is not a member of the doctors’ association.
GMOA Central Working Committee member Dr. Haritha Aluthge said the suspect has registered under the Private Medical Institution Act to operate his beauty parlor in Bambalapitiya.
However Sri Lanka Medical Council President Professor Carlo Fonseka said suspect Dr. Nimal Gamage is legally registered with the Medical Council.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/89367/update-investigative-team-pharmaceutical-authority-storms-cosmetic-surgery-clinic-video