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The 33-year-old doctor who was arrested for stealing Rs.7.9 million worth of cash brought to the National Hospital, Colombo, was remanded until June 24 by the court today.

The doctor was undergoing training to be a specialist and he allegedly robbed three bags of cash while pointing a toy gun towards the hospital staff on Tuesday.

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  • kmrafeek Thursday, 11 June 2020 05:15 PM

    see the situation of a doctor, who can earn thousand of rupees on private channeling, wants millions of rupees in one shot. just think of a ordinary poor man who works in the government and private sector.

    Roger Galpihilla - Germany Thursday, 11 June 2020 06:43 PM

    Earning money by private channeling is hard work. But buying a toy pistol to make a quick 7.9 million he could retire early in Prison.

    Doctor Proctor Thursday, 11 June 2020 06:50 PM

    Is he a Doctor like Merawin , Dealdasa OR Bandula G ! .

    CITIZEN Thursday, 11 June 2020 09:18 PM

    NOW REMANDED, LATER OUT ON BAIL AND THEREAFTER CASE FORGOTTEN. CANT UNDERSTAND WHY THERE IS NO IMMEDIATE ACTION

    Pntha Kumaran Thursday, 11 June 2020 09:31 PM

    Our Paradise is full of thieves. To me it is not surprise. Ask Wimal Weerawansa for some comments.

    Nimal Thursday, 11 June 2020 10:14 PM

    He was practicing to be a specialist. So he practiced it in a special way.

    DCL Ketagoda Friday, 12 June 2020 08:35 AM

    Feel sorry about the Dr. as it looks a child's play, as how can he simply rob and run unless he is well experienced robber. What will happen to Dr.'s all efforts in studying to become a Dr. Compared to millions in dollars continuously robbed by the politicians, I could pardon him to this silly act and mental health counseling to be given to him.

    Citizen Banda Friday, 12 June 2020 09:07 AM

    Name him...why not? If it is confidentiality...how come Dr Shafi of Kurunegala was named without any credible evidence against him ?

    sacre blieu Friday, 12 June 2020 09:15 AM

    Has he sworn on a short cut Hippocratic oath. So now, the medical profession has been compromised by the wild west type of personnel. Will this increase the already high cost of medicine and private clinical costs.

    Gama Mahage Saturday, 13 June 2020 05:26 AM

    This doctor has not planned his action. He may be suffering from a mental disorder.


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