The leader of the JVP Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake says the sudden death of an Indian national, arrested and remanded for damaging Buddhist statues in Kuliyapitiya, raises suspicions.
Speaking to media yesterday, the MP said an investigation must be conducted promptly. MP Dissanayake said many key leads might have been lost after the Indian died while in remand custody.
MP Dissanayake requested the government to conduct a transparent investigation into the incident.
The Indian national arrested and remanded for damaging Buddhist statues in Kuliyapitiya, died after falling ill upon being admitted to the Wariyapola Hospital on Monday night with breathing difficulties.
The suspect was arrested by Police on the 19th of March for damaging several Buddhist statues in Kuliyapitiya.
The individual was remanded after being produced before Court and was being held at the Wariyapola Prison.