Jun 15, 2021

Court orders to provide CCTV footages those received 2nd dose of Covishield vaccine in Galle 

The Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela today ordered health authorities to hand over the list of persons who were given the second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine at the Galle Health Services Director's Office on June 5 and 7, to the police.
The orders were issued after considering the facts provided by the Police over the investigation that a large number of people from the Western Province had arrived in Galle on the Southern Expressway in vehicles on the 5th and 7th June to receive the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The Magistrate also ordered the Director of Health Services of the Southern Province and the Controller of the Unawatuna Drug Store to hand over the details of the number of Covishield does received at the Unawatuna drug store, the number of doses administered and the remaining number of doses to the Galle Divisional Crime Investigation Division.
The Magistrate also directed to hand over CCTV footage at the scene and the telephone companies to provide telephone records of a person who has given a statements in this regard.
Police recorded a statement from a person suspected to have acted as a third party in the incident.