A person who has attempted to slit his neck and commit suicide after slitting his son’s neck with a sharp weapon has been hospitalized at Kandy general hospital.
Our reporter stated that the child who is in critical condition is also being treated at the intensive care unit of the Kandy general hospital.
It was revealed that the 35 year old suspect who is a painter by profession has committed this crime due to a dispute with his wife.
The suspect is a resident of Kiribathgoda. The wife has taken her two children and come to her parent’s house due to a dispute.
It is reported that the suspect has slit the 3 year old child’s neck and has slit his neck as well when he came to the above house at around 3 p.m. since his wife refused to comply to his request to come back home.
Photo Credit - Kamal Suraweera, Kandy