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Death of two-year-old child: Parents arrested

16 May 2018 12:12 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The parents of a two-year-old child, who was found dead in a housing complex at Maligawatte, were arrested last night, Police said.

The Maligawatte police launched a probe after they were informed that the boy had died under suspicious circumstances and that his parents had arranged his funeral for Monday without having a postmortem examination.

Police personnel who were sent to the scene on receipt of the information had been told by the child's parents that he had died after suffering from high sugar levels.

The Police said when they examined the child's body they found a burnt injury on the left leg.

Thereafter, they had informed the Hulftsdorp Magistrate about the suspicious circumstances surrounding the boy's death. (Darshan Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 2

  • Tearful Wednesday, 16 May 2018 12:21 PM

    So sad to read this news.

    Warren Raed Thursday, 17 May 2018 11:48 AM

    Instead of spending money on improving the educational levels and the moral values of its people and making this country a better place fr the future generations, politicians are very very busy stealing money for their own personal goals. No wonder we see the moral values of people deteriorating and more and more innocent people pay the price with their lives?


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