Pudalu – oya double homicide suspect arrested


The suspect who killed his mother and sister yesterday in Kothmale - Pudalu-oya and fled the area was arrested this morning by the police in Thalawakale.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the 52-year old mother and the 32 year old sister were hacked to death with a knife that used to trip tea bushes.

The police also recovered the knife that was used to commit the crime.

The suspect will be produced before the Nawalapitiya magistrate’s court today.