Those who visited beauty centre to be questioned

Doc’s Death


By Norman Palihawadana

Government Analyst Sakunthala Tennakoon yesterday visited the house of Dr. Nimal Gamage on Visakha Road, Bambalapitiya. Dr. Gamage has been remanded till August 18 over the death of Dr. P. A. Priyangi at his beauty clinic on Tuesday afternoon. Ms. Tennakoon examining one of the boxes piled in a room.

Police yesterday said that video footage recorded on the CCTV camera installed at the beauty centre of Dr. Nimal Gamage would be taken away for scrutiny and those who visited the clinic for treatment questioned.

 "Powerful and influential persons have visited the clinic for treatment and among them are politicians and artistes," an investigator said.

 Dr.  P.A. Priyangani (47) treated by Dr. Gamage at his clinic died on Tuesday after being given an injection.

Dr. Gamage’s laptop computer had also been taken into custody, the police said.

According to the police at least 20 persons visited the clinic daily for treatment and fees ranging from Rs. 200,000 – Rs.500,000 were charged from them.

Some employees of the clinic were also taken in for questioning.

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