Two police teams have commenced two separate investigations on the murder of
a family in the Wellawaththa area in Colombo.
The deceased included the two females & a male of the same family who are believed to be the mother, father & daughter.
According to the police media unit the Nuwara Eliya police as well as the Wellawaththa police have commenced separate investigations on the incident.
The bodies were discovered while lying at a home in the Ramakrishna Terrace area in Wellawaththa yesterday.
According to Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana the individuals had been put to death days before.
The three deceased individuals are said to be permanent residents of the Kotagala area in Hatton.
According to our Hatton correspondent information has been revealed that the group had been led to Wellawaththa by their son, and the murders were committed based on a money transaction.
Meanwhile a 44 year old woman was gunned down in the Malagama area in Wadduwa today by two un-identified individuals who had arrived on a motor bicycle.
Police Media Spokeperson SSP Ajith Rohana speaking to our news team expressed the following views on the incident.