L.M.Beatrice the only witness in the murder case of Chamila Dissanayake ,who had been raped , strangled and pushed out of the 6th floor of the new wing of the Negombo hospital. regains her job. .
Beatrice a mother of four children ,attached to a Private Janitorial Service ,earns Rs.285/= per day. was dismissed ,after the doctors of the Negombo Hospital demanded her removal.
Represented by our Organization Right to Life and with the intervention of the Commissioner of Labour, her employer agreed to reinstate her with one week back wages. Now she has been assigned to ward no.02.
The suspect doctor 33 year old Indika Sudarshan was arrested by Negombo Police on the statement given by Beatrice. Medical examinations revealed that , the victim a patient of the suspect,had been raped and strangled, before throwing her body out of the 6th floor of the new wing of the hospital. If Beatrice had been silent, that would have been the end of this case..