Police discover body of man who pushed his children into Nilwala River

Police discover body of man who pushed his children into Nilwala River

Police discover body of man who pushed his children into Nilwala River

Written by Bella Dalima

25 Apr, 2014 | 3:03 pm

Police stated that the body of the father who pushed his two children into the Nilwala River has been discovered.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said that the body was found about a kilometer from the bridge, in the Nilwala river.

The police said that the father had pushed his two children in to the river at  around 11.30 am yesterday.

A group of soldiers in the vicinity who witnessed the incident had rescued the children.

The children are reported to be receiving treatment at the Matara hospital.

The children had informed the police that their father had pushed them off the bridge following a dispute with their mother.

 

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