An individual was stabbed to death with a sharp object on 17 May during an argument between a group of friends who were drinking together, Batapola Police said.
The victim has been identified as a resident in Karuwalabedda, Mitiyagoda.
The deceased and the suspects were consuming alcohol at a house in Manampita when the victim was stabbed in the chest with a sharp object. The injured man was rushed to Balapitiya Hospital where he died from his injuries. The suspects have been identified and the Batapola Police are conducting inquiries on the instructions of Elpitiya SSP Y.L. Lilawansa and ASP Ruwani Guruge to arrest them.
By Aloka Kasturiarachchi