Police investigating death of eight-year-old in Akmeemana (Watch Report)

Police investigating death of eight-year-old in Akmeemana (Watch Report)

Written by News 1st

18 Sep, 2014 | 12:28 pm

The body of a female child believed to have been murdered was found in Kurunduwatta, Akmeemana on Wednesday evening.

News1st received footage of the incident from our U-reporter in the area, Harish Kumara.

Police said that the parents of the child had lodged a complaint with the police on Wednesday evening when the child could not be found at home.

Accordingly, the police carried out investigations into the matter and found the body of the child Wednesday night, in a tea estate about 200 metres from her house.

The child -Demuni Poojani Asanthi de Soysa- was an eight year old resident of Janabala Village, Akmeemana. Police suspect that she was killed after she had come home from school on Wednesday.

The Akmeemana Police are carrying out further investigations into the incident.

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