Kiriella family altercation ends in death

Kiriella family altercation ends in death

Kiriella family altercation ends in death

Written by Staff Writer

15 Mar, 2017 | 2:30 pm

A man who allegedly attempted to attack his wife in the Paalagama area in Kiriella, Danmulla has died after being assaulted by residents.
The wife of the deceased said her husband attempted to attack her with a knife and a bottle of acid. She stated that when she cried out in distress, residents of the area came to her aid.
It is learnt that the man was ‘severely injured’ in the assault.
According to our correspondent, he had been admitted to the Kiriella General Hospital by residents, following the attack. However, he had succumbed to his injuries.
Police said that investigations have been launched into the incident.
Our correspondent said the magisterial inquest was conducted by the Ratnapura Magistrate on Tuesday.

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