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Milk packets distributed during JO march not poisoned

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By ITN News Editor October 8, 2018 19:36

Milk packets distributed during JO march not poisoned

The Government Analyst report has revealed that there was no poisonous chemical included in the milk packs said to have been given to the group that arrived for the protest rally staged in Colombo on the 05th of last month. The Police Headquarters reported that the milk pack provided for examination had not been opened.
Accusations had been levelled that milk packs with poison had been given for a group of the Joint Opposition that joined in a procession staged in Colombo. Attorney Warnakulasuriya Alex Nishantha Fernando, a member of the WennappuwaPradeshiya Sabha had lodged a complaint in this respect with the Colombo Fort Police on the 10th of last month.
He had mentioned in his complaint that a certain group had included poison in the milk packs and given to around 25 persons who were with him in Pettah. He too had forwarded to the Police the milk pack given to him. Accordingly based on judicial orders the said milk pack was handed over by the Police to the Government Analyst Department.
The Department had examined whether it contained any cyanide, Metallic poisons, Pesticide poisons and drugs.
The Police Headquarters announced that this milk pack did not contain any such poison or drugs.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 8, 2018 19:36