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Sri Lanka: Death Of Witness In Police Custody

Categories: South Asia, Sri Lanka, Human Rights, Law

Serendipity [1] reports that Chandraisiri Dassanayake (42), a main witness in a human rights violation case against the Wadduwa Police, was arrested for possession of Ganja on April 15th 2012 and later died in a cell in the Wadduwa police station in the western coast of Sri Lanka.