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Monday, 18 September 2017 - 11:40
Father-in-law kills daughter-in-law in an acid attack
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A father-in-law in Korathota, Kaduwela has attacked his widowed daughter-in-law with acid.

Later, the woman succumbed to her injuries at the National Hospital, Colombo.

The accused was 74-years-old and the woman was 33-years-old.

According to a statement given to police before she died, last Friday (15) in the late night, while she was sleeping with her child, she had felt a fluid being fallen onto her.

Since she was feeling a terrible pain, she had run out of the house with her child and had gone to a hospital in a three-wheeler.

But she died at the hospital and the child is being treated at the ICU.

Police said the victim's husband had died two years ago and she was living with the parents of her husband along with her child, since then.

Police had arrested the suspected, father-in-law.

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