Final rites held for police sergeant killed in Kurunegala

Final rites held for police sergeant killed in Kurunegala

Final rites held for police sergeant killed in Kurunegala

Written by Bella Dalima

08 May, 2014 | 9:23 pm

Final rites  for the police sergeant who was abducted and killed in Kurunegala took place on Thursday.

The body of the late police officer Chandana Sampath, was placed at his residence in Aragama, Gokarella on Thursday morning. A large number of mourners visited the area to pay their respects.

Senior DIG of the North West Jagath Abeysiri Gunawardena and DIG Sarath Kumara were present for the funeral, representing the Inspector General of Police.

Chandana Sampath was promoted to the rank of sergeant as he died in the line of duty.

The cortege was taken to the burial grounds following religious observances. The funeral took place with full police honours.

 

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