Written by Staff Writer
17 Dec, 2015 | 8:12 pm
Six persons lost their lives in crimes that took place in a number of areas. A woman was brutally stabbed to death by her husband in the ‘Jana Sevi’ village in Tissamaharama.
The husband had later committed suicide by consuming poison.
The murdered woman was 27-year-old Udari Sewwandi, a mother of one.Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that the individual had murdered his wife follwing an argument and had committed suicide.
The body of a fifty-year-old man was found inside a lodge in the Akurugoda area in Tissamaharama.
The deceased was identified as the care-taker of the lodge. Police believe that he died of natural causes.
A forty-two-year-old was hacked to death in Arukgoda, Panadura.
Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said the victim was G. Ranjith, a father of two from the area.
Police added that he was attacked and murdered upon his return from a wedding reception last night. The Panadura Police is conducting further investigations.
A body was found this morning in a swamp in Thunmodara , which falls under the purview of the Marawila Police Division.
Police said that the body is of a twenty-five-year-old from Dunkannawa.
Police added that the individual was reported missing since December 2. Further investigations are underway.
An unidentified body had washed ashore in Bambalapitiya. The Office of the Police Media Spokesperson said that the identity of the body is yet to be ascertained.
A man and woman living on rent in Ebert Lane, Ratmalana had set them selves on fire. The seriously injured persons were admitted to the Kalubowila Teaching Hospital.
Police said that the woman is in a critical condition.
A group had opened fire at a pick-up truck early Thursday morning that was travelling in close proximity to the Arangalla Junction in Athurugiriya.
Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that two persons were injured in the shooting and were admitted to the Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital.
Police added that investigation are underway to locate the perpetrators.
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