Two suspects arrested for a murder in Hatton

Two suspects arrested for a murder in Hatton

Two suspects arrested for a murder in Hatton

Written by Staff Writer

14 Sep, 2019 | 12:37 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Police arrested a father and son over the murder of an 81-year-old woman in the Wygton Estate in Rozella, Hatton. After the suspects were produced before the Hatton Magistrate’s Court and order was made to detain and interrogate the suspects for a period of 48 hours.

Police arrested the woman’s son and her elder grandson over the murder after recording a statement from an 08-year-old boy. The boy had told the police, his father and elder brother beat his grandmother with a pole, put her inside a gunny bag and took it away.

Thereafter, the body of the woman was discovered inside an agrarian well located behind the house. The post-mortem into the death will take place on Monday.

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