An individual has murdered his wife and two daughters in Kanniya- Uppuweli – Trincomalee by stabbing with a sharp object.
Police stated that the stabbing has taken place this afternoon at their residence.
The victims are, 32 year old wife and her 8 and 10 year old daughters.
It has been revealed that the suspect has locked the victims inside their house and murdered them.
Residents have notified the police when they heard the victims screaming.
Police have arrested the suspect after breaking into the house.
Police investigations have revealed that the suspect is a labourer attached to the Trincomalee Urban Council who has also, at times, worked as the assistant priest of a nearby Kovil.