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Two women killed by their husbands in separate incidents

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Two women aged 24 and 27 have been killed by their husbands in two separate incidents in Ampara and Ginigathhena yesterday, police said.

Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the 24-year old woman was hacked to death by her 33-year old husband in Uhana, Ampara, while a 27-year old woman was murdered by her 34-year old husband in Ginigathhena.

"There is an alarming increase in murders of spouses in the families and the husbands have become perpetrators.

 Therefore the police are going to initiate a special programme at police station level in order to resolve family dispute as early as possible and the Police Children and Women Bureau units would be instructed look into these issues and to take prompt action in order to resolve family disputes," he said.

  Comments - 5

  • Dee Friday, 29 January 2021 09:10 AM

    Side effects of lockdown and covid19 situation

    Stanley Perera Friday, 29 January 2021 09:14 AM

    Liquor can be a reason to go to that extend. All religions prohibit liquor, but Sri Lanka is rated as the largest per capita liquor consuming country. Now more

    Rajaratnam Friday, 29 January 2021 09:17 AM

    The Universal Law for happy and trouble free marriage “ BOTH THE MAN and THE WOMAN SHOULD COME FROM SIMILAR SOCIAL BACKGROUND “

    Lumbini Friday, 29 January 2021 09:52 AM

    Domestic violence has been increasing in the country in recent times. Action by police is not enough. The government should take some actions to educate families and offer some assistance.

    Srilankan Friday, 29 January 2021 09:56 PM

    It could be accidental.

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