Ragala Tragedy : One suspect arrested & remanded

Ragala Tragedy : One suspect arrested & remanded

Ragala Tragedy : One suspect arrested & remanded

Written by Zulfick Farzan

12 Oct, 2021 | 11:22 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); A man who was arrested over the Ragala Tragedy,where five people died in a fire inside a house, was remanded until 25 October.

Five members of the same family succumbed to a fire which took place at an estate house in Ragala, the Central part of Ragalawatta, at 10:00 p.m. on 07 October.

Hours before the fire, one-year-old Mohandas Eroshan cut his first birthday cake.

Eroshan, who celebrated his birthday, passed away in a fire which also took the lives of his 11-year-old brother, 32-year-old mother Thangaiya Nadia, 60-year-old grandfather and 55-year-old grandmother.

Several concerns have emerged with regard to the incident, as to whether it was an accidental house fire or a homicide.

The Police is continuing their investigations into the incident.

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