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* 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.

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