2 year old daughter dies as father sets house on fire



As a result of a father in Kiribangala in Kuruwita in Ratnapura setting fire to his house, a two-year old girl was killed and the baby’s mother and two others were injured and admitted to the hospital.

The police media spokesman’s office said that this person had set fire to the house using petrol last afternoon.

 Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that at the time of the arson the daughter, her mother, grandmother and a brother had been in the house.

The police media spokesman said further that investigations revealed that the arson was due to a brawl between the suspect and his wife.