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Sunday, April 22, 2007

Maldives man 'was not tortured

An independent autopsy in Sri Lanka has found no sign of torture on the body of a Maldives opposition supporter whose death sparked protests.

Hussain Salah's body was found near the capital, Male, a week ago The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) said Mr Salah had been killed in police custody. The procedure was carried out in Sri Lanka at the request of the dead man's family. The preliminary report showed that the cause of death was drowning. Physical violence was ruled out. more