Colombo Telegraph

“Wanda Pethi” Sample Just A Lump Of Flour, Government Analyst Rules

The congealed particles found at an eatery in Ampara which were claimed to be sediments of a sterilizing substance and which belief led to violence against Muslims in the area were actually lumps of flour, the Government Analyst has revealed.

Government Analyst A Weliange has ruled that sample submitted to him by the Police contained carbohydrates only.

A video made of a Muslim man admitting under duress that in fact sterilizing substances were added to the food in this eatery was widely circulated in social media sparking violence against Muslims in Ampara.

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