Police probe assault on Coroner

By Rasadi Gamage - Vavuniya | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 22 2021
News Police probe assault on Coroner

By Rasadi Gamage - Vavuniya 

Kilinochchi Police yesterday launched an inquiry into the assault on a Coroner and the causing of damage to his motorcycle by a group of youths in Kilinochchi who had demanded the release of the remains of a deceased.

According to the Police a 54-year-old resident of Kumarapuram, Paranthan in Kilinochchi had died and the doctors of the hospital had determined that the remains should be released only after conducting a PCR test. However, due to the perceived delay in releasing the remains a group of youths had assaulted the Coroner of the hospital before damaging his motorcycle. The assaulted coroner had been admitted to the Kilinochchi Hospital.

By Rasadi Gamage - Vavuniya | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 22 2021

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