Various accounts of children & their parents committing suicide were reported from around the island during the recent past.
Investigations have revealed that most of these suicides were induced by internal family rifts.
A mother who had fed poison to her two children & consumed poison her self
is currently receiving treatment at the Badulla hospital.
Chairwoman of the National Child Protection Authority Anoma Dissanayeke made the following clarifications to our news team in a bid to advise parents to contact the NCPA in the event of experiencing such privations.
Speaking further Chairwoman of the NCPA Anoma Dissanayeke expressed the following views.