Two bodies found with stab injuries
Habaraduwa Police commenced an investigation into the death of two
men who were pronounced dead on admission to Karapitiya Hospital after
being found with stab injuries near a temple on Habaraduwa-Dikkumbura
road on Wednesday night.
The Police identified the victims as G H Indika and L H Janaka
Kumara, both aged 33, of Habaraduwa.
The bodies are lying at the Karapitiya Hospital.
Deadly swim in Menik Ganga
A 30-year-old man drowned in the Menik Ganga while bathing with
friends in Mailagama, Kataragama on Wednesday evening. K Krishnadarshan
of Eravur was visiting a friend in the area. The body was sent to the
Kataragama Hospital morgue for a post-mortem.
Investigations are continuing.
Illicit distillery raided
Wennappuwa Police raided an illicit distillery in Gin Oya,
Sandathriya and nabbed four suspects along with 250 bottles of illicit
liquor, five barrels of goda and other implements.
A fisherman was electrocuted when he accidentally stepped on an
illegally installed electricity wire at Narawela in Karandeniya on
Investigations revealed that the electricity wire had been installed
to trap animals.
I Somaratne,45, of Dangahawela who was not aware of the trap, had got
electrocuted when he trampled it.
Police commenced an investigation to arrest the suspect who installed
the electricity trap.