( March 16, 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Mr. Prasad Siriwardhana, the OIC of the Borella police station who sustained injuries during the protest which took place in the Thu-naana area in Padukka on Sunday morning succumbed to his injuries a short while ago.
Superintendent of the Avissawella base hospital Dr. A.D.H. Jayathilaka said that two surgeries were conducted to save his life, which proved unsuccessful.
Dr. A.D.H. Jayathilaka said that the OIC was suffering from internal haemorrhaging, which could not be controlled.