Jul 06, 2017

Vidya’s causes of death revealed

Brain haemorrhage due to a blow on the back of the neck with a blunt instrument and strangulation were the causes for death of schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya, the Jaffna JMO has determined.

He yesterday (05) gave evidence before a high court trial-at-bar in the case pertaining to the gang-rape and killer of the 17-year-old in May 2015.

Making their submissions, police said fragments of foreign hair found from the girl’s body have been investigated and a report submitted.

The hearing will take place again from 17 to 19 of July and 02 to 04 of August.

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