Two arrested over death of 4 at the wadduwa party
Friday, 10 August 2018 - 9:28
Police arrested 2suspects yesterday in connection to the deaths of 4 people at a party held at a wadduwa beach hotel.
Police media spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekera noted that the event organizers husband to whom the event company belonged, and the publicity officer were both arrested.
The hotel that hosted the party was inspected by state detectives.
police security had also been deployed during the inspection.
Investigations revealed that beer and foreign liquor were served at the party where over 1500 people including foreigners had attended.
The party had been organized by the respective company for a group who had been acquainted via social media.
A private company had provided special security .
The deceased individuals were admitted to hospital, as they complained of high fever and difficulties in breathing during the party.
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