The counsel representing the Attorney General has told that legal action would be taken under Public Property Act against the former Judicial Medical Officer Prof. Ananda Samarasekera who is charged with misplacing skeletal remains of popular Wasim Thajudeen and stated that Prof. Samaraseskera is responsible for taking the skeletal remains in a lorry.
This was stated when a petition filed by Prof. Ananda Samarasekera in Colombo Magistrates Court seeking anticipatory bail stating there was a possibility that he would be arrested as he had been summoned by the CID to get a statement regarding the disappearance of Thajudeen’s skeletal parts was heard before Colombo Additional Magistrate Mrs. Dulani Amarasinghe yesterday (5th).
The counsel representing the Attorney General opposed the request by Prof. Samarasekera stating the above charges. The counsel representing Prof. Samarasekera has rejected the charges.
The Additional Magistrate stated the decision would be announced on the 9th. Former JMO Prof. Ananda Samarasekera is the present vice-chancellor of the SAITM privet medical school!