Colombo Municipality files charges against Sugathadasa Stadium authorities

Colombo Municipality files charges against Sugathadasa Stadium authorities

Colombo Municipality files charges against Sugathadasa Stadium authorities

Written by Staff Writer

15 Dec, 2019 | 7:01 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Colombo Municipal Council has filed a case against the authorities of the Sugathadasa Stadium.

The Chief Medical Officer of the Municipality, Ruwan Wijeyamuni stated that the case was filed due to the discovery of dengue larvae in the stadium premises. The discovery was made during an inspection by the Medical Officers of the Municipality and Public Health Officers.

The Sugathadasa Stadium was searched following the incident where a few Sri Lankan athletes who took part in the 13th South Asian Games, contracted dengue during their stay at the stadium premises.

In addition, 23 stadiums, sports complexes and Sports clubs were inspected by the Municipality and the Public Health officers and Ruwan Wijeyamuni stated four inspected locations were issued red notices due to the possibility of breeding grounds for the mosquitoes.

 

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