Lady doctor dies in beauty clinic


Colombo Additional Magistrate Augusta Attapattu is pictured leaving private beauty clinic on Visakha Road,  Bambalapitiya run  by Dr. Nimal Gamage (Pic by Jude Denzil Pathiraja)

by Dilanthi Jayamanne

A lady doctor serving at the Plastic Surgery unit of the Lady Ridgeway Hospital yesterday died following an IV given at a private beauty clinic on Visakha Road, Bambalapitiya.

Medical sources said that the 47- year- old had gone to the clinic yesterday evening for beauty treatment. She had been administered an injection following which she died. She had died by the time an emergency team from the Durdens hospital had arrived on the scene.

The Police spokesman’s office said that the Clinic belonged to an MBBS qualified doctor who had received his specialist training in US. The clinic, they said, performed bleaching, liposuction and beauty treatment.

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