Police log


By Aloka Kasturiarachchi


A woman was stabbed to death with a sharp object by her husband on 30 March in Savukkadi, Eravur.

The victim is a 36 year old resident of Savukkadi.

Police say the murder was the result of a long-running dispute between the husband and wife.

The suspect has fled the area and the Eravur Police are conducting investigations to arrest the suspect.


An individual was killed in a fatal traffic accident in Mankulam on 30 March.

Police stated that a bus travelling towards Kilinochchi had collided with a tractor causing critical injuries to the tractor driver.

The driver was rushed to Kilinochchi Hospital but had died upon admission. 

The deceased has been identified as a 36-year-old resident of Mankulam.

Five other people were also seriously injured in the accident. They are currently being treated at Kilinochchi Hospital.


A passenger was killed following a traffic mishap in Galkaduwa, Manikhinna on 30 March. Police stated that a three-wheeler driver lost control and overturned his vehicle on the side of the road.

The diver and two other passengers were seriously injured and were admitted to the Manikhinna Hospital.

However one of the passengers died on admission. The deceased has been identified as a 25-year-old resident of Polgolla. Driver was arrested and Manikhinna Police are conducting further investigations.