Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Cosmetic surgeon remanded in Sri Lanka after client's death
Thu, Aug 14, 2014, 12:21 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 13, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today remanded a cosmetic surgeon of a private cosmetic surgery clinic following the death of a client.

The deceased client, a 47-year-old female doctor has received an injectable anti-aging formulation from a cosmetology clinic in Colombo.

The police arrested the owner of the cosmetic clinic Dr. Nimal Gamage yesterday and produced before the court today.

Colombo Magistrate court ordered the suspect to be held in remand custody till 18 August.

The victim, Dr. P.A. Priyangi of Nawala was a specialist attached to the Plastic Surgery Unit of the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo.

The victim has died a few minutes after receiving an injection of the anti-aging agent yesterday at Dr. Gamage's clinic located in Visakha Road Bambalapitiya.

The Health ministry had launched an investigation into the incident and Director General Health Services Dr. Palitha Mahipala has ordered a special investigative team of the National Pharmaceutical Authority to raid the cosmetic surgery clinic.

The investigators are still obtaining statements from the workers attached to the clinic.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's Police commission recommends disciplinary action against officers assaulted HNDA students
Colombo Stock Exchange establishes a Central Counter Party
Chairpersons appointed to parliamentary committees COPE and COPA
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister seeks immediate release of fishermen in Sri Lanka's custody
Finance Minister introduces measures to manage state resources effectively
Families of deceased Sri Lankan migrant workers receive compensation
Sri Lankan government assures no threat to national security from releasing LTTE suspects
President Sirisena arrives in Malta to attend the CHOGM 2015
Sri Lankan President commended for promoting Commonwealth ideals
Presidential Commission names respondents for corrupt activities by Rakna Araksha Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.