Probe on father carrying away son’s dead body | Daily News

Probe on father carrying away son’s dead body

Nuwara Eliya Police Chief Inspector Premalal Hettiarachchi says that Police will conduct an urgent investigation into the incident of a father who took away the body of his dead child from the hospital. 

A 14-year-old male child was admitted to the Nuwara Eliya District General Hospital by a person who claimed to be his father, saying that the child had suddenly lost consciousness while on a visit to Nuwara Eliya. However, doctors had pronounced the child dead.

The father after hearing the doctors verdict had got angry and had told the doctors that on a previous occasion too doctors had scared him saying his son has died when he was only unconscious. While saying that he is going to admit the child to a private hospital, the man had carried the body of the child to the bus he came and had left.

Hospital authorities later lodged a complaint with the police.The Nuwara Eliya Chief Inspector added that the bus carrying the child to the hospital will be monitored through the hospital’s security camera system and further investigations will be started.


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