Killing of ten-year-old in Athurugiriya – reason revealed

Killing of ten-year-old in Athurugiriya – reason revealed

Killing of ten-year-old in Athurugiriya – reason revealed

Written by Staff Writer

27 Sep, 2015 | 10:02 am

It has been confirmed that the cause of the murder of the ten-year-old boy in Kapurugoda in Athurugirya, was an ongoing dispute with the victim’s father.

Police said that this information was revealed when the suspect was arrested on Saturday evening and was interrogated thereafter.  The suspect had stated that he killed the child in order to seek revenge from the victim’s father.

The suspect was arrested in the Bandarawatta area in Biyagama on Saturday. The suspect is a fifty year old resident of Kothalawala in Kaduwela.

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