Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 19:05
13 year old girl who killed her 6 year old sister taken into police custody - video
The 13-year old girl who was arrested after allegedly stabbing her 6-year old sister to death has been arrested.
Badal-kumbura police said the suspected girl will be produced before court tomorrow.
The victim was a Grade 1 student of Kalugaha-wadiya Sinhala School.
The suspected girl was studying at Grade 8 of Alupotha Muslim School and dropped schooling two weeks before the incident.
When the farther of the two girls returned home from Bandarawela yesterday, he has observed that an interior ornamental item was broken.
The suspected girl has confessed that her sister was responsible for the mishap but the farther reprimanded her instead, and thrashed the radio on the floor.
Badalkumbura police said the elder girl has later taken her sister behind the house and allegedly stabbed the young sibling.
The two girls were born to his second wife whom he married after the death of his first wife.
The mother of these two girls has returned home recently after an employment abroad, and the father has looked after the children in her absence.
The elder girl has used a knife that was brought home by her mother from abroad.
The Badalkumbura Police said, further investigations will be carried out to find out the reasons for the girl to drop-out studies.