Tree cut down by protesters falls on Borella OIC (Video)

Tree cut down by protesters falls on Borella OIC (Video)

Written by News 1st

16 Mar, 2014 | 10:39 pm

The OIC of the Borella Police, Chief inspector Prasad Siriwardane, who was injured during a protest that was held on Sunday in the Thunnana area in Hanwella, has passed away after being hospitalised.

The Medical Superintendent of the Avissawella Base Hospital Dr. D.A.H. Jayathilaka said the cause of death was internal hemorrhaging.

The OIC of the Borella Police was injured when he attempted to bring order to a protest organised by area residents against a factory located in the Thunnana area in Hanwella.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said that the OIC of the Borella Police was injured when a tree that had been cut down by the protesters fell on top of him.

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