Suspect of Horowpathana Murder Remanded

Friday, 27 May 2016 - 15:26


The suspect who killed the daughter of Horowpathana Police OIC has been remanded after presenting before Anuradhapura chief magistrate Harshana Kakunawela.

The 24 year old suspect who is a resident of Palugollawa, Nekatunuwewa is the husband of the 20 year old woman killed by him.

The suspect was found by Police yesterday near water tank in Galenbindunuwewa after consuming a pesticide in attempt to commit suicide.

The suspect has come home drunk on 25th from a party and had an argument with the murdered where he ended up stabbing her five times with 8 inch long bread knife on chest and abdomen.

The wife of Horowpathana OIC-victim’s mother who attempted to drag the daughter away has also been stabbed thrice on chest and receives medical treatment in Anuradhapura hospital.

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