Killing of Gampaha family – police launch search for suspect

Killing of Gampaha family – police launch search for suspect

Killing of Gampaha family – police launch search for suspect

Written by Staff Writer

11 Sep, 2015 | 12:52 pm

A manhunt has been launched by the police in order to nab a suspect army deserter who had allegedly fled the house in which the bodies of a farmer, his wife and their daughter were found in Galpoththa, Naiwala, Gampaha.

Acting media spokesperson Priyantha Jayakody said that the suspect had fled the scene after the incident. Police said that the lorry which was used by the owner of the poultry farm is missing.

The acting Police Media spokesperson noted that investigations have been launched under the OIC of the Crimes Division of the Gampaha police and will be supervised by an ASP.

The bodies of the three victims were discovered on Thursday. The post mortem examination is being conducted on the three bodies at the Gampaha Hospital.

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