Tutor stabbed while conducting class
The Police are still inquiring into the killing of a well-known
private tutor Harsha Lankajith in Kurunegala, a spokesman for the
Kurunegala police said.
Four police teams are conducting separate inquiries to apprehend the
Private tutor Lankajith is said to have been stabbed by an unknown
gang while conducting an English tuition class at his house on Tuesday.
Neighbours said that he was famous for teaching English to students
who seek foreign educational opportunities, especially those going to
According to the police, an unidentified four member gang had entered
Lankajith's house around 11 a.m. while Lankajith was conducting an
English class. The group had held the household members, students and
office staff at gunpoint. Then they had searched the house throughly.
After about half an hour the group had left the place in a car belonging
to a student who had come to learn English.
Police said that the group had taken away a computer belonging to the
victim. A few minutes later Lankajith was found lying on the ground with
Investigations are continuing.