Two murdered in Chilaw, Nugegoda

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By 2017-06-19

By Cassendra Doole

Two persons, including a woman, were murdered in separate incidents reported from Nugegoda and Chilaw during the past 48 hours, Police said yesterday.

A 25-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Nugegoda on Saturday (17) night and her fiancé was arrested in connection with the killing, Police said.

They said the victim was a resident of Mathugama who was living and working in Nugegoda.

The motive for the murder is yet to be established.

Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a man was hacked to death at a location in Chilaw early yesterday, Police said.

The deceased was described as a 53-year-old resident of Chilaw, Police added.

The Police are yet to make any arrests in this connection.

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