Probe on death of cook at Galle Face Court

Published : 12:01 am  January 22, 2019 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Darshana Sanjeewa  

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) and the Kollupitiya Police are investigating the death of a 49-year old man who had worked as a cook in an apartment at the Galle Face Court housing complex in Colombo.  


The Kollupitiya Police recovered a burnt body from the apartment following a tip-off received to the 119 hot-line on Saturday. The body was found with both hands and legs tied to the bed.   
According to the initial investigation, the deceased, a resident of Arangala in Athurugiriya had worked as a cook and also as the driver at the apartment in which a British national and his spouse, a Thailand national resided, police said.  
The police have recorded statements from the residents and the security officer of the housing complex.