IGP ORDRS PROBE INTO PITIGALA DEATH

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera has ordered an inquiry into the death of a prisoner who was under Pitigala police custody.

The IGP also called for disciplinary action against the officer in charge of the Pitigala Police station and other officers on duty, following an inquiry into the death of the prisoner, SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

A 42 year old person who was arrested over a family clash died yesterday while under the Pitigala Police custody. The deceased person was a resident of the Marakkoda area in Pitigala.

The reason for his death has not been revealed yet. Police suspect that this person had committed suicide. 

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