Woman murdered by husband


A woman was attacked and killed by her husband in the Kottawela area of Dambulla on 4 September.  According to Dambulla Police, the suspect had slit his wife’s throat while she was staying at her mother’s house. The preliminary investigations showed the woman had been abroad and had returned to Sri Lanka on 31 August 2022 to live with her mother. The deceased has been identified as a 42-year-old resident of Kottawela, Dambulla. The Magisterial inquest was scheduled to be conducted yesterday. while the Kottawela Police has launched an investigation to apprehend the killer.

BY K.K. Ariyadasa – Dambulla