Investigation commence into death of Weliweriya student

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 - 18:56


18 year old Udari Ireshika who received education at the Kelaniya Gurukula Vidyalaya was admitted to the Gampaha District Hospital on Monday following complaints of a severe headache.

Unfortunately the 18 year old passed away on the very night of the same day.

Parents of the 18 year old have directed their accusations at the medical staff of the hospital stating that she wasn’t given adequate attention.

According to the mother of the victim, Udari had not been diagnosed until two hours following her admission

The Mother of Udari Ireshika speaking to our news team expressed the following views.


When inquired from the Medical Superintendent of the Gampaha Hospital Sudath Dharmarathna it was noted that all possible efforts to salvage the life of the patient had been made.

However the corpse of the victim has been sent to the Judicial Medical Officer of Colombo.