Sep 27, 2021

Man kills wife over domestic dispute

A man in Embilipitiya has shot his wife dead over a domestic dispute, reports say,

A locally manufactured gun commonly known as ‘Gal-katas’ was used to carry out the murder.

The woman was hospitalised with serious injuries and was ruled unresponsive upon admission, said Sri Lanka Police.

The deceased was a 35-year-old mother of two.

Her 45-year-old husband was arrested over the murder and will be produced at the Embilipitiya Magistrate’s Court today (27).