Court orders  exhumation of Thajudeen’s body

by Chitra Weerarthne

Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Pieris yesterday ordered the CID and Judicial Medical Officers to exhume the body of Sri Lankan national rugger player Wasim Thajudeen and proceed with the relevant inquiries.

The exhumation is to be carried out on August 10, 2015.

Thajudeen was found dead near Shalika grounds, Colombo 5 in 2012. His car was found to be burnt down.

The Judicial Medical Officer has said it was a murder.

The body is to be exhumed from a cemetery, at Dehiwala.

The case will be called before the Magistrate again on Sept. 10.

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