Father in Maarawila consumes poisonous seeds along with child; Son dies, father in hospital

Sunday, 18 September 2016 - 8:30

A 3 and half year old boy has died at the Maarawila hospital after he was fed poisonous Kaneru seeds and sugar by his father.

The father had also later consumed the same and is receiving treatment in hospital.

Maarawila Magistrate has ordered the suspect Father to be placed under remand custody till the 26th of this month.