A 17 year old female has been stabbed to death in the Kekirawa-Thibbatuwewa area today.
According to Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana information has come to light that a dispute over a love affair had led to the murder.
The perpetrator according to police has been identified as a soldier.
The mother of the suspect has also sustained injuries during the ensuing scuffle which had led to the victim's murder.
The mother of the suspect has been admitted to the Kekirawa hospital while the suspect guilty of having committed the crime has consumed poison upon having committed the murder.
According to the police media spokesperson the suspect is also receiving treatment at the Kekirawa hospital.