Horana tragedy: Lab controller remanded

Sunday, 22 April 2018 - 16:00

The lab controller at the controversial rubber factory in Horana has been remanded until Wednesday (Apr. 25).
She was arrested last afternoon and police produced her before Horana Acting Magistrate Jayantha Jayasuriya today (Apr. 22).
The Manager of the factory was also arrested earlier and was remanded until 25th.
They are accused of negligence over the death of 5 persons in the factory on Thursday.
Here, a factory worker died after falling into a waste-water tank and thereafter 4 others died inhaling a toxic gas while trying rescue the worker.