A 35-year-old woman was killed while her nine-year-old daughter was injured, after being attacked with a mammoty, in Dehiattakandiya police division last night (3), Police sources stated.
The body of the deceased is kept at the place of the incident under police protection.
It has been revealed in police investigations that an extramarital relationship has been the cause of the murder. Police have identified the suspect involved in the murder, added police sources.
Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.