Murukkuwadura Asitha Kumara de Silva is a 27 years old unmarried youth resides at No 285/1, Batadobathuduva Road, Alubomulla. His mother is 48 years old Hemalatha De Silva. On 04.06.2012 he was arrested by the Moratuwa police while he was having dinner. At the police station his hands were put behind his back and handcuffed. After that he was assaulted by the police officers using clubs. On 07.06.2012 he was produced before the court and the police obtained an order to detain him at the police for a week. While he was in the police custody his mother complained to the Human Rights Commission and the bearing number of those complaints were HRC /2094/2012 and HRC /2152/20. He was again produced before the Moratuwa Magistrate Court and remanded until 26.06.2012. The bearing number of the case which a fabrication of charge was 5253/2012. The fabricated charge was transportation of 2200mg of heroin and the Moratuwa police arrested him at Modara round about in Moratuwa on 06.06.2012. Asitha’s mother also complained this fabrication of charge against his son to the relevant authorities including the Human Rights Commission, the IGP and the Attorney General on 27.06.2012. On 27.07.2012 Asitha was acquitted by the court. Janaka Amerasingha ,Attorney At Law appeared behalf of Asitha.
Harshi C. Perera