Six murders have been committed within a day in different parts of the island.
These murders are reported from Batticaloa, Meetiyagoda, Navagamuwa and Aralaganwila areas.
The deceased inlcude a child.
A 24-year-old woman, her 56-year-old father and her 18th months old child were murdered at Kakachchiwatta in Wellawalin Batticaloa.
The suspect, husband of the deceased woman will be produced before Court today.
In addition, a 40-year-old resident of Hikkaduwa area was murdered by attacking with a sharp object at Kalupe in Meetiyagoda yesterday night.
Another 45-year-old person has been murdered at Tunnada Hena in Navagamuwa following an altercation with the suspect.
The 26-year-old suspect has been arrested by police.
Meanwhile a 62-year-old woman died by an assault launched on her by her husband at Dalukana in Aralaganwila.
The suspect was arrested by police.