Two police officers of the Kirindiwala police station have been suspended over the death of a suspect while in police custody.
Police say the two officers in question are receiving treatment at the Radawana hospital.
The deceased was arrested for the possession of narcotics.
The police state the suspect was killed in an accident while he was being transported in a motorbike from the police, during investigations. The motorbike has toppled near a culvert in the area. The two policemen accompanying him sustained minor injuries.
The deceased suspect was a 27 year old in ill-health, according to the police.
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