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* Autopsy on the body of the witness in the case against Sri Lankan politician held
Sat, Aug 2, 2014, 09:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 02, Chilaw: The postmortem of the deceased witness in a case related to a ruling party politician of Sri Lanka was held today in Chilaw Hospital.

The Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) of the hospital D.K. Wijayawardhana held the autopsy on the deceased, R.A.M.P. Bandara, whose body was found in a well yesterday.

However, the JMO did not deliver the verdict. Parts of the body were taken for further investigations.

Bandara, was the fourth witness of the case against former Western Provincial Councilor Ananda Sarath Kumara who was charged for making a female teacher to kneel down in the school for taking disciplinary action against his daughter.

The victim had disappeared for several days and his body was found in a well near the school, Nawagaththegama Navodya College, where the female teacher was teaching.

The deceased had lived alone in his house as his wife and children had migrated to a foreign country, media reported.

Sources said that his evidence was crucial in the case to convict the former provincial councilor.

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