Missing student’s remains discovered in Kahathuduwa

Missing student’s remains discovered in Kahathuduwa

Missing student’s remains discovered in Kahathuduwa

Written by Bella Dalima

29 Sep, 2014 | 6:50 pm

The remains of Hashan Vimukti who was reported missing from the Polgasowita area were discovered on Monday.

The student’s body was discovered in the Maha Ela  in Kahathuduwa. Kahathuduwa Police launched a search operation to find fourteen-year-old Hashan Vimukti who was reported missing from the Siyambalagoda area in Polgasowita on September 27.

Hashan’s remains were discovered following an investigation carried out based on information provided by one of his friends. The victim’s friend stated that Hashan drowned while swimming in the Maha Ela located in close proximity to the expressway entry point in Kahathuduwa.

Navy divers were  deployed today and the victim’s remains were discovered around a kilometre from his last known location.

The magisterial inquiry into the death was carried out on Monday. The remains were later transferred to the Kalubowila Teaching Hospital for the Judicial Medical Investigation.

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