The CID has launched a special investigation with regard to the killing of a woman in Opathawatta in Kotakethana in Kahawatta by assaulting her with a sharp weapon.
The police media spokesman’s office said that the relevant squad had already left for the location for carrying out the probe.
The 48-year old mother of two was killed by assaulting with a sharp weapon at Ohpathawatta in Kotaketana last afternoon.
The police said that the victim had served as an estate woman labourer.
The identity of the killer has so far not come to light.