Police record statements on mysterious death of Dutch monk

Police record statements on mysterious death of Dutch monk

Police record statements on mysterious death of Dutch monk

Written by Staff Writer

19 Dec, 2020 | 12:24 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): Statements have been recorded from at least 52 people on the mysterious death of a Dutch monk at a hermitage in Galle recently, police said.

Judicial medical officers are investigating the location at which the body of a monk was recovered, police spokesman Ajith Rohana said.

Netherlanthaye Jinawasa Thero’s remains were recovered from the Rathgama lagoon surrounding the Polgasduwa Aranya Senasanaya – located on a small island – on December 9.

He had gone missing three days before the incident, according to the police.

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