4 persons of a family attacked at Danketiya in Tangalle

Monday, 12 August 2013 - 13:30

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A 24-year-old person was hacked to death by an unidentified armed group at Danketiya in Tangalle yesterday night.

 

Police said that the Parents and a brother of the victim were also critically injured in the attack.

 

They are receiving treatment at the ICU of the Karapitiya hospital.

 

The injured were identified as a 54-year-old Cooperative officer, a 50-year-old school teacher and their son.

 

Police believe the attack has led upto suspicions of a theft of gold jewellery.

 

Tangalle Police said no suspect has been arrested as yet.