Administrative officer stabbed to death


An administrative officer of the Lankapura Regional Secretariat in the Polonnaruwa District, M.M. Yamuna Padmini was stabbed to death in her home between 2.30 and 3.00 a.m. yesterday (4), according to Lankapura Pulastipura Police.

She is a 42-year-old married mother of two young daughters. Her last duty was to assist the Lankapura Eastern Secretary receive a consignment of aid from the Higurakgoda Railway Station on behalf of the Indian Government.

Police are investigating the murder and no suspect has been arrested thus far.

By Henry Lionel – Lankapura