Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Abductors of four-year old child bathed with excreta in Sri Lanka prison by fellow inmates
Thu, Aug 7, 2014, 09:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 07, Colombo: Suspects of the recent abduction of a four-year-old child in Sri Lanka have been severely tortured and bathed in human excreta at the prison by fellow inmates, local media reports reaching Colombo said.

The inmates of Wariyapola remand prison are accused of putting the suspects in a toilet pit and bathing them with excreta.

The prison officials have eventually saved them from further torturing, according to the reports.

The suspects have been now sent to special protection, prison authorities said.

Prison sources said that it is a common practice of the inmates of Sri Lanka's prisons to torture the suspects remanded for crimes considered as heinous and widely prejudiced by media.

The abduction of four-year old Dinidu Yashen Ekanayake on July 28 by four masked men after attacking his parents shocked the entire country.

Police Criminal Investigation Department arrested the four suspects through mobile phone communications. They had abducted the child to solicit a Rs. 10 million ransom from the grandfather.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Opposition Leader blasts disruption of essential services for political gains
-- [8 hours ago]
Former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa evades CID
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Prime Minister emphasizes the need for all communities to move forward in unison
-- [8 hours ago]
Ports Workers’ union calls off strike scheduled for tomorrow
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan psychological counselor among 2017 winners of Magsaysay awards
Oil distribution returns to normal with release of 452 tankers
Sri Lanka Court of Appeal issues warrant to arrest naval officer acquitted of TNA MP Raviraj murder
CID identifies suspects who followed rugby player Thajudeen's vehicle before his death
Three-day dengue prevention program at schools begins tomorrow
Five star quality: National Bocuse d'Or chefs compete using Oceanpick's fresh Round Island Barramundi

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.