Samples of all food and beverages served at the function have been handed to the various government authorities to carry out an independent investigation while the hotel will also carry out an internal investigation.The results of these investigations will be shared with all concerned. Cinnamon Grand said it regrets this incident and will ensure its fullest cooperation towards ascertaining what caused it. The police had told the media that it had launched an investigation over the incident. The hotel, meanwhile, said that it facilitated the transfer of the affected guests to hospital and all twelve guests had been discharged on Saturday. A leading hotel in Colombo said that it has launched an internal investigation into an incident where guests attending a private function at the hotel, fell ill last evening.On Friday evening, twelve out of 175 guests attending a private function at the Oak Room of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo fell ill during the event.
A 32-year-old detective attached to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) was Wednesday charged for inflicting grievous bodily harm on man, Warren Duke.Lance Corporal Colwin Major of La Bonne Intention, East Coast Demerara (ECD) pleaded not guilty to the charge when he appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly.The charge states that on May 4, 2019, at the Le Repentir Cemetery, he unlawfully and maliciously inflicted grievous bodily harm on Warren.Police Prosecutor Richard Harris did not object to bail being granted, however he asked the court for the defendant to stay away from the victim until the completion of the matter.Magistrate Daly granted bail in the sum of $40,000 and the matter was adjourned to September 26. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedMan granted bail over alleged assault at barAugust 7, 2019In “Court”Son charged for chopping fatherApril 12, 2019In “Court”Bagotstown man accused of choking, dragging mother from parked carJuly 22, 2013In “Crime”