The petitioner was arrested on 29.07.87 and produced before the Elpitiya Magistrate on 18.10.87.and remanded to the Galle prison on his orders made from time to time. While in prison custody on 1.12.87 the petitioner was bathing at a water tank near the prison cell when the 1st respondent was alleged to have assaulted the petitioner saying he was not entitled to bathe there at that time.
after few years the judgement was published and it was the Application allowed and Compensation ordered Rs. 15000 for petitioner. this was a very important judgement against people who were responded.