A suspect killed after police arrest.

Monday, 03 June 2013 - 8:28

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Relatives of a resident of Nugaduuwa in Galle inform our news team that he has died due to an attack inflicted on him by the Habaraaduwa police.

 

The person thus killed is a 28 year father of two named Buddhi Chaanaka Piyaratne.

 

This person had been arrested by the police on May 14th in connection with a theft.

 

Subsequently he had been produced before the Galle Majistrate’s Court on May 31st and ordered to be remanded for 10 days.

 

Later after being taken into the prison   he was admitted to the Karapitiya hospital in Galle due to a condition of ill health.  

 

However he had died yesterday.

 

His relatives say that the Habaraaduwa police  had attacked him inhumanly.

 

His wife told our news team that he had died due to this.

 

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A hospital spokesman told our news team that while deceased person’s dead body is  kept at  Galle Karaapitiya hospital, the post-mortem is due to be held today.  



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