The investigation into the killing of 48-year-old woman at Opatha waththa in Kotakethana has been handed over to the CID by IGP N.K. Illangakoon, Police spokesman SSP Priyantha Jayakody said.
Police found the woman’s body who was an estate worker hacked to death on her way back home from her work place yesterday.
Number of killings of women was reported in the areas of Kahawatta and Kotakethana in the recent past with police arresting several suspects in connection with the crimes.(DS)