A businessman has been murdered in the Galle Township this afternoon upon having being impaled with a sharp object.
According to the Police Media Unit a hand & a leg of the victim has been severed in the attack.
The attack had been launched on the victim while he had been travelling on a motorcycle through the Dickson Junction in Galle.
The corpse of the murdered individual is currently resting at the morgue of the Karapitiya teaching hospital.
The deceased has been identified as a 48 year old male named Saman Kumara Senevirathna.