Anti-vice Squad officer and wife murdered, son injured

Anti-vice Squad officer and wife murdered, son injured

November 17, 2013   01:16 pm

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A Police Constable (PC) attached to the Matara Division Anti-vice Squad and his wife died after they were brutally assaulted by an unknown group who broke into their residence in Kumburupitiya last night.

The police officer passed away after he was admitted to the Kumburupitiya Hospital while his 30-year-old wife who was being treated at the Karapitiya Hospital succumbed to injuries sustained in the attack, which had occurred at around 10pm yesterday (16).

The couple’s 2-year-old son who was also allegedly injured in the attack is currently being treated at the Karapitiya Hospital.

The 33-year-old Police Constable had been serving in the Matara Division Anti-vice Squad and had taken part in several raids and operations, police said.

However, so far no suspects have been arrested over the incident.


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