Suspect arrested over indigenous medical practitioner’s murder
May 24, 2023 08:31 am
A suspect has been arrested in connection with the recent murder of an indigenous medical practitioner in Thalahena.
The 45-year-old residing in Wellapalla area was taken into custody following a tip-off received by the Thalangama Police on Tuesday (May 23).
The suspect, who was posing as a beggar, had stabbed the indigenous medical practitioner to death over a heated argument that ensued when he asked the 54-year-old for money.
He will be produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court later today (May 24).
Thalangama Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.