Suspects taken into custody over allegedly attempting to exhume body of girl

Suspects taken into custody over allegedly attempting to exhume body of girl

Suspects taken into custody over allegedly attempting to exhume body of girl

Written by Staff Writer

17 Jun, 2015 | 11:39 am

Four suspects who attempted to exhume the body of a young girl in the Gambiriswewa, Palugollawa area in Anuradhapura have been taken into custody.

The suspects had attempted to exhume the body of a twenty-year-old youth who committed suicide on June 11 owing to a family dispute.

According to the police, the arrested individuals are aged 18 , 20, 22 and 28. The suspects had attempted to exhume the body after attempting to break open the concrete layer placed over the grave.

Investigations reveal that a pair of earnings have been removed from the body. The suspects are due to be produced before the Anuradhapura Magistrate’s Court.

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