Man who tried to incriminate cobra for murder hauled before Embilipitiya court

Man who tried to incriminate cobra for murder hauled before Embilipitiya court

Man who tried to incriminate cobra for murder hauled before Embilipitiya court

Written by Staff Writer

14 May, 2014 | 4:25 pm

A man has been arrested on charges of attempted murder in Sevanagala.

Police say the suspect had surrendered himself in connection to an incident where he had attempted to kill another man by putting him into a tank with a live cobra. The police said that the suspect was remanded until May 22 after handing himself over to the Embilipitya Magistrate’s Court through a lawyer.

The suspect is said to have binded the victim’s limbs and thrown him into a tank at a sugarcane plantation in Wewwyaya, Sevanagala.

The police said that the victim who was bitten by the snake is currently receiving treatment at the Embilipitiya Hospital.

 

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