Major General Sumith Manawadu succumbed to his injuries

major General Sumith PereraMajor General Sumith Manawadu, who sustained serious injuries at a construction site this week, succumbed to his injuries in hospital today.

Manawadu suffered head injuries when a wooden beam fell on him at his private property in Delkanda.

Major General Sumith Manawadu had been inspecting the construction site when the accident took place.

Major General Sumith Manawadu drew the spotlight when he arrested former Presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka following the 2010 Presidential elections.

He was also a Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Malaysia. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Sad, but as a strong believer of Buddhism I think this a real scenario of “Ditta Damma Vedaniiya Karmaya”. We saw how was inhumanly treating SF at the arrest. that day we thought this man would suffer a bigger pain than that .


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here