The Genetech Institute has informed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) that the body parts taken into custody from the laboratory of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) last October were not a match for late ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen.
Twenty six body parts were seized from the SAITM laboratory by the CID on suspicion that they belonged to Thajudeen.
The CID yesterday informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Prasad Silva that Senior Scientist Ruwan Ileperuma of Genetech Institute, Borella had submitted the DNA results.
Highlights of the investigation launched into the missing body parts had been sent to the Attorney General’s Department for further instructions. (Nimanthi Ranasinghe)