Levuvanduva Withanage Samira Sampath is a youth who resides in Katukurudugahalanda, Pothuvila, Payagala. He was illegally arrested by Payagala police on 27.01.2012. There after he was inhumanly tortured by the police officers. After releasing from police custody he filled a fundamental right case before the Supreme Court bearing number SCFR 127/ 2012. The leave granted to proceed for the case on 12th June 2012. Now the alleged police officers including the SI Pathmakumara and the others who were involved in this incident have made various influences to Samira to withdraw the case with the support of criminals in the area. Today 28.07.2012 Samira made written complaints to the human rights commission, the Inspector General of Police Deputy, the Deputy Inspector General of Police Kaluthara and the Superintendent of Police, Kaluthara requesting to stop these illegalities by the relevant police personals attached to Payagala police and ensure safety for him and his family members.
Harshi C. Perera