Two farmers were killed yesterday after being assaulted with sharp weapons in Madirigiriya – Pollonnaruwa following a dispute that occurred while directing water to a paddy field.
Police media spokespersons office stated that this tragic incident occurred around 10 last night.
An argument broke out between the victims and another farmer who came to direct water to a paddy field.
Subsequently the suspect had attacked the 2 farmers with a sharp weapon.
Madirigiriya Police arrested the suspect and the deceased are residence of Abagaswawe area.
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