Battaramulla, Kelaniya killings

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A 75-year-old man was stabbed to death in the Battaramulla area on 26 April night. He was attacked with a sharp object following heated exchange with a homeless man outside a supermarket.

The suspect had fled the scene and police are on the lookout for the suspect.

On the same day, a 63-year-old man was killed and his son injured, when a group of people broke into their residence in Kelaniya’s Waragoda neighbourhood and attacked them with sticks and poles.

Police stated the group of criminals had entered the premises, beaten the father and son, and robbed their jewellery as well as title Deeds.

The injured man succumbed to injuries after being admitted to the Kiribathgoda Hospital.