A CID squad has gone to Opathawatta in Kotaketana in Ratnapura to probe the killing of a woman resident there.
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that initial investigations revealed that this killing had taken place following a personal dispute.
A body of a woman who was reported missing from the Opathawatta area in Kotakethana Ratnapura was found floating in the Kotakethana river in Kahawatta yesterday.
The victim has been identified as 31 year old J. Thilakarani, a resident of Opathawatta.
A complaint had been lodged by her husband at the Kahawatta police stating that she is missing since day before yesterday.
A spokesperson from the Kahawatta police told us that they suspect the victim has been murdered.
An individual who was identified as her paramour has been arrested in connection to the incident.
The Kotakethana area in Kahawatta became a topic of discussion recently due to the mysterious murders of women which were reported from the area.
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