The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information regarding a young man of the age of 17 who was illegally arrested by officers from the Kandaketiya police and severely tortured along with his brother and another family member. Despite appeals by his parents and lawyers the Magistrate who heard the case presented by the police ignored face that he had been tortured. Denied of medical treatment, P.H. Sadun Mallinga died in the remand prison while his brother held him in his arms.
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DM (2014, 6 juin). “SRI LANKA: A young man tortured to death in Kandaketiya police custody” by Asian Human Rights Commission. SRI LANKA & DIASPORAS. Consulté le 23 février 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/u8cz