Navy recovers corpse of a drowned person

Sri Lanka Navy launched a diving operation in search of a person drowned by fallen to a canal at Mohottigoda on 31st October 2019 and managed to recover the corpse.

On receipt of information to the Naval Headquarters from the Moragahahena Police about a person missing by fallen to a canal near the Garment factory in the Gonapola road, Mohottigoda, a diving team of naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command was promptly rushed to the location. After a strenuous effort, the navy divers managed to find the corpse lying underwater.

The corpse handed over to the Moragahahena Police for further investigation.