Witch doctor and two others remanded over woman’s death from poisoning

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 17:55

A witch doctor and his 2 assistants from a devalaya in Dummalasuriya Kuliyapitiya area were taken into protective custody till February 7 over a death of a woman through consuming poisonous liquid today.

They were taken into custody after presenting before the Kuliyapitiya magistrate, Ruwan Disanayaka.

The 38 year old woman who consumed a drink that was given to her by the witch doctor died due to poisoning on January 11.