One killed in clash between two groups in Mahaoya

16 April 2019 - 97   - 0

One person has died after being hospitalised following a clash between two groups in Mahaoya last evening, police said.

The victim was initially admitted to the Mahaoya Base Hospital before being transferred to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

The deceased has been identified as 41-year old W.M.Charlie, a resident of Maha Oya. His remains currently lie at the Batticaloa Hospital.

Meanwhile, six suspects belonging to the same family have been taken into custody over allegedly carrying out the assault.

Mahaoya Police are carrying out further investigations into the incident.

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