The body was exhumed at the Dayagama Cemetery to conduct a second post-mortem.
The Colombo Magistrates’ Court had this week issued an order to exhume the body to conduct the fresh post-mortem.
The court also ordered the wife of the former Minister, his father-in-law and brother-in-law and a broker to be remanded until 9th August.
The wife and father-in-law of the Parliamentarian and a broker were arrested over the death of the 16-year-old girl at the residence of the former Minister in Colombo. The broker had introduced the child to the family.
Meanwhile, the MP’s brother-in-law was arrested over allegations of sexually abusing a 22-year-old domestic worker at the residence of the MP between 2015-2019.
The girl had claimed she was sexually abused twice by the MP’s brother-in-law. (Colombo Gazette)