Prisoner In Custody Of Pitigala Police Dies: IGP Pujith Jayasundara Orders Probe, Stern Action


A prisoner being held at the Pitigala Police station was found dead in his cell this morning.

The 42-year old man, a resident of Marakkoda, was taken into custody following a clash.

He is suspect to have committed suicide in his cell.

Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara has ordered a probe into the death of the prisoner.

The IGP has promised stern action against those found guilty in any way of causing the death of the prisoner.





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