Police have obtained statements from around 30 individuals regarding the recent murder of a woman in the Kahawaththa, Kotakethana area.
The woman, a resident of the Ginigoda area in Kahawaththa had been mutilated
and put to death.
According to Police Media Spokesperson SSP Prishantha Jayakody the Kahawaththa Police is currently assisting the Colombo Crimes Division in its investigations.
Moreover, the final rites of the 66 year old deceased victim were performed at the Warapitiya cemetery in Ginigoda this evening.
According to our correspondent those in attendance at the funeral had engaged in a peaceful protest urging authorities to apprehend the perpetrators responsible for the incident.