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Police investigate death of cook at Galle Face Court

21 January 2019 12:46 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) and the Kollupitiya Police are investigating the death of a 49-year old man who had worked as a cook in an apartment at the Galle Face Court housing complex in Colombo.

The Kollupitiya Police recovered a burnt body from the apartment following a tip-off received to the 119 hot-line on Saturday. The body was found with both hands and legs tied to the bed.

According to the initial investigation, the deceased was a resident of Arangala in Athurugiriya and had worked as a cook and driver at the apartment in which a British national and his spouse, a Thailand national, resided, the police said.

The police have recorded statements from the residents and the security officer of the housing complex.

Meanwhile, the police said a complaint had also been lodged stating that the driver, a former employee of the British national of the same apartment, had gone missing.

The wife of the driver, who is a resident of Moratuwa, has lodged the complaint.

The Police have also commenced investigation into the disappearance of the driver.(DS)

  Comments - 5

  • Deaunre Monday, 21 January 2019 02:48 PM

    Galle Face court is a place where white collar criminals reside.

    Maha Monday, 21 January 2019 08:36 PM

    Contrary to propagandas,the whites are dangerous.

    Triple X Tuesday, 22 January 2019 12:13 AM

    Please look back upon selves, who doesn’t follow the so said whites.

    Sam Tuesday, 22 January 2019 05:06 AM

    White red green or brown doesn't matter, colour does not matter. There are some bad people in the world and there are some good. It is not down to race or religion but rather fate or misfortune.

    Dr G Wednesday, 23 January 2019 12:25 AM

    As a descendent of converted Christians,you have to defend your masters .

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