Killings reported from Kegalle, Nagoda and Puttalam

Killings reported from Kegalle, Nagoda and Puttalam

Killings reported from Kegalle, Nagoda and Puttalam

Written by Staff Writer

22 Sep, 2014 | 11:53 am

Three people have been murdered in three separate incidents in Nagoda, Puttalam and Kegalle.

Police said that a thirty-year-old man was stabbed to death in Waduweliwita, Nagoda at around 10 p.m. on Sunday night.Police say the victim was stabbed by his father following a dispute.

The suspect has not yet been arrested.

Meanwhile, in Veppamadu, Puttalam, police have commenced investigations into the suspected murder of a thirty-year-old woman.

Preliminary investigations revealed that a man, who the victim was in a relationship with, had set fire to a room in her house with kerosene oil while she was inside. She was admitted to hospital with severe burns but succumbed to her injuries at 2 on Monday morning.

The suspect in connection to the murder has not been arrested as yet. In a separate incident, a man was stabbed to death in the Pahalawatta area in Dematagolla, Kegalle.

According to the police, the victim, a 36 year old resident of the area, died on Monday morning upon admission to the Kegalle hospital. Police said the victim had been stabbed when he had attempted to rescue his father, who was being strangled by two unidentified assailants

The suspects in connection to the murder have not yet been arrested.

 

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