In a weird incident that took place in the Godakumbura area today, a 40-year-old divorced woman had allegedly slashed the nose of a 26-year-old person for not continuing their illicit relationship.
Police said the woman who had divorced her husband last December, had committed the offence as he had failed to keep his promise to marry her this year.
They claimed the couple had been involved in an illicit relationship for nearly six years. The victim who is an assistant tea factory officer was admitted to the Deniyaya Government Hospital and later transferred to the Matara General Hospital.
According to hospital authorities the victim’s condition is serious and is due to undergo surgery at the Matara Hospital. (Krishan JeewakaJayaruk)