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Three people have been arrested in connection with the killing that took place in Tangalle yesterday. The main suspect, a local government politician of the Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha is still at large.

A foreigner had been stabbed to death. His wife is recieving treatment at the Karapitya General Hospital. (SD)

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  • balu Monday, 26 December 2011 08:33 AM

    These local government Politian’s were harassing his wife for along time. when he tried to protect her this happened. Now all too common in SL. a women can’t go on da roads, people can’t go to night clubs with a women no discipline in the country. Lack of a strong police force present in all parts of the country & unwillingness to stand up to political thuggery main reasons! Very soon tourist will think of other safer destinations.

    Shiham Monday, 26 December 2011 08:34 AM

    First of all the GOSL must take an action to collect all the legal and illegal weapons.

    j Monday, 26 December 2011 08:50 AM

    Another case Like "Baratha"

    MTM Monday, 26 December 2011 09:20 AM

    well said

    Guru Monday, 26 December 2011 09:35 AM

    This is what the Sinhalese can do.

    Nodrog Monday, 26 December 2011 10:07 AM

    were the body-guards from the police or his private goon-army? Anyway why would a local govt politician need armed security. Innocent people with no connections are not safe when they go out because of these kind of puffed-up empty heads with little authority.

    Vimal Carlos Monday, 26 December 2011 10:05 AM

    First of all shuld be reduce the minister posts from 145 to a normal 10 . And give them good power and responsibility.

    Instead we have 135 thugs in the government that have no education at all . Just grown up as thugs and mafiosos

    Nodrog Monday, 26 December 2011 10:07 AM

    very digusting situation. Hope CID won't say the foreigner attacked first

    Nalaka Weerakkody Monday, 26 December 2011 10:12 AM

    i think goverment should give some precautionary notice to all foreigners coming to Sri Lanka , better to place this notice at Katunayake Airport in main languages like English , German and French so accordingly the visitors could avoid such tubulance, via vigilance.

    Kenny_G Monday, 26 December 2011 10:21 AM

    Well said.such animals should be put down.and I don't think the chief suspect is 'at large' it's just that the police are afraid to arrest him.

    Fayad Monday, 26 December 2011 10:24 AM

    Very true

    Sanjaya Monday, 26 December 2011 10:36 AM

    We will not get tourists if we don't take strong action. What is the protection we are giving them. Time to re-start the Tourist Police.

    akashi.nta Monday, 26 December 2011 10:52 AM

    after an intensive investigation CID will conclude..."the foreigner stabbed his wife and stabbed himself"

    how to take action against henchmen of the crown prince??

    zahran Monday, 26 December 2011 07:38 PM

    apparently the victim was a british national of israeli origin who had been working in the gaza strip as an aid worker.

    think about that. the palestinian territories were a lot safer than good old sri lanka, at least in the case of this british national

    Siribiris Tuesday, 27 December 2011 04:30 AM

    I am shame of being a Sri Lankan ....


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