Suspect arrested over 10-year-old boy’s death

26 September 2015 12:00 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A 50-year-old man was arrested by the police today in connection with the killing of a 10-year-old boy in Athurugiriya on Friday.

Police said the suspect is a resident of Kothalawala in Kaduwela and had been working in a quarry at the time of the arrest.

The 10-year-old schoolboy was reportedly hacked to death and his body was recovered from an abandoned house in the area.

Police said the victim was a grade-five student at Panagoda Sri Parakrama Vidyalaya and the body was found in the abandoned house, which had been occupied by a quarry worker from another area. (LSP)

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  • Sapu Saturday, 26 September 2015 07:09 PM

    For 10 years criminal culture was growing in SL in order to stop it strict laws are needed

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