The magisterial inquiry into the latest double homicide in Kotaketana Kahawatte has commenced.
Meanwhile, special police protection has also been provided to the area.
A 63-year old mother and a 32-year old daughter were killed either this dawn or last night.
Police media spokesman SP Ajith Rohana said that the house in which the mother and daughter lived near the Kotakethana School, had caught fire
The police recovered the two charred dead bodies this dawn.