A double homicide at a Uuragasmang handiya residence

Monday, 01 October 2018 - 12:25

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Two persons were fatally assaulted at a residence in Uuragasmang handiya.

SP Ruwan Gunasekera said that the gang related double homicide took place at about 7.30 last night.

The victims who were related, were 27 and 37 years of age.

Initial investigations have revealed that the victims were first shot at and then assaulted with sharp weapons.

Meanwhile a person succumbed to injuries after being admitted to hospital, after an assault that took place at a Race by Race centre oppositef the Samanala Bookshop at Katunayake on Colomb-Negombo Road.

The victim was a 30-year-old resident of Katunayake.

While the suspect has been arrested, police investigations revealed that the assault had been instigated due to a personal dispute.



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