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Electrician’s death

Four CEB employees further remanded till March 9

The four employees of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) arrested in connection with the death of an electrician at the Srikandurawatta area, Ratgama, on May 3, were further remanded till March 9, when they were produced from remand custody before Galle Additional Magistrate Asanga Hettiwatta by the Ratgama Police yesterday.

The four employees are CEB Gonapinuwala Depot Superintendent A.P.W. Jayasekara, Galle Electrical Superintendent B.G. Samantha Kumara, Linesman L.A. Susantha and Labourer L.D. Asith Srinath.

They were arrested following the death of an electrician Neil Shantha (39) of Totagamuwa. Hikkaduwa, on March 3, caused by the restoration of electricity supply to a power line he was repairing.

Ratgama Police prosecuted. 


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