One arrested over murder of a couple in Devahuwa

19 April 2019 - 124   - 0

One suspect has been arrested over the murder of a couple in Devahuwa, Galewela on April 15.

The suspect has been identified as the brother of the woman who was found dead with cut wounds at a residence along with her husband.

Meanwhile, a gun and a knife which were believed to have been used in the murder was discovered near a river in the area.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the murder had been committed as a result of a land dispute, police said.

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