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Woman suspect arrested over acid attack at Kananke

2013 Dec 27

By Hemantha Randunu

Kananke police yesterday arrested a woman suspect over the killing of a mother in a recent acid attack and causing serious injuries to her daughter.

The police said the seriously injured daughter Chamila and the suspect had been having a lesbian relationship for sometime and that was what led to the acid attack.

The suspect under interrogation however had told the investigators that the attack on the mother was carried out with the knowledge of Chamila.

Chamila and the suspect had got to know each other when they had served in the army together. On leaving the army they had worked together in a garment factory.

The reason for the attack had been the mother’s opposition to their relationship.

The attack had been carried out with the help of a cousin brother of the suspect and the police are on the trail of that suspect.

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