Key Witness Of The Trial Of Forcing Teacher Kneel Down Found Dead

sri lanka tourism logoA key witness in the trial against a former Provincial Council Member of Mahinda’s party who forced a teacher on her knees, has been found dead in an abandoned well.

Nawagaththegama Police said that the body of Rajakaruna Abeyratne Mudiyanselage Punyasoma Bandara, a resident of Hospital Road, Nawagaththegama, has been found in this manner.

He was the fourth witness of the case against Ananda sarath Kumara, who forced the Teacher in charge of discipline at Navodya School in Nawagaththegama to kneel down in the school.

The deceased has apparently given valuable evidence in the case against Ananda Sarath Kumara.

Police is investigating the cause of the death. For the time being, police has cordoned off the area where the body was found.