Verdict on drain death on May 24
COLOMBO: City Coroner Ashraff Rumy yesterday decided to return
the verdict on the death of Anoma Gunadasa of Moratuwa after the taking
into account the submissions of Colombo Municipal Commissioner and the
Chief Engineer on May 24.
The City Coroner earlier issued notice on Colombo Municipal
Commissioner and the Chief Engineer during the inquiry into the death of
Anoma Gunadasa, 31, who fell into an unprotected canal at Wijerama Road,
Colombo 07 on May 03 due to heavy floods.
The CMC Deputy Commissioner and the Chief Engineer appeared in court
on behalf of the CMC Commissioner. Assistant Judicial Medical Officer S.
Ganesh conducted the post-mortem.
Attorney at Law Gamini Chandrasena appeared for the Colombo Municipal
Anoma was a research officer attached to the Save the Children