BMICH victim gets Rs.187 Million

Friday, 27 February 2015 - 12:59


The Colombo District Court short while ago ordered the payment of Rs. 187 million as compensation to Dr. Samitha Samanmali who was paralyzed after an iron bar fell on her back during the MEDEX exhibition at the Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on February 15, 2008.

The complaint filed by her mentioned that as a result of this injury she would not be in a position to lead a normal married life or to perform her duties as a medical doctor, and would be limited to a wheelchair for the rest of her life.