Police today informed the Nuwara-Eliya Magistrate of investigations into the death of 16-year-old Ishalini Jude, while employed as a domestic worker at the residence of Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen.
Officers of the Colombo South Crimes Investigation Division and the Colombo Crimes Division submitted details in Court through a B-Report in relation to the order issued by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court pertaining to the exhumation of the remains of Ishalini, for a second post-mortem examination.
Police said the girls remains will be exhumed tomorrow. NewsRadio area correspondent said Police presence has been beefed up around the public cemetery in Dayagama West, where her remains have been laid.
Meanwhile, Police have recorded statements from five individuals who previously served as domestic workers at the residence of MP Bathiudeen.
Police said investigations revealed that 11 women have worked at the MPs residence since 2010.
Statements were recorded from five women. Police said all 11 persons are from the Dayagama area.
Police said the remains of the girl will be exhumed by a team of Judicial Medical Officers for a second post mortem examination under the supervision of the Nuwara-Eliya Magistrate.