Medirigiriya dispute ends in death

Medirigiriya dispute ends in death

Medirigiriya dispute ends in death

Written by Staff Writer

13 Aug, 2015 | 8:04 am

Two individuals have been murdered with the use of a sharp object in the Godapoththa welyaya area in Medirigiriya. Police said that the incident took place on Wednesday night as a result of an altercation over the distribution of water for paddy fields.

One of the deceased is a forty-six-year old resident of the Meegaswewa area. The other was a thirty-year-old resident of the Jayagampura area.

The suspect, a 62 year old individual has been arrested and the weapon used to commit the alleged crime had been seized. A magisterial inquiry into the incident is scheduled to take place on Thursday.

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