Son arrested for axing father | Daily News

Son arrested for axing father

Wariyapola Police arrested a suspect who had killed his father with an axe on Tuesday.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the murder had been committed over a land dispute.

The victim was identified as 63-year-old Herath Hitihaamilage Thomas Anis Titas, a resident of Malagane in Koswattapitiya, Wariyapola. The Wariyapola District Hospital Coroner was to perform a postmortem on the body, yesterday morning.

The suspect was to be produced at the Wariyapola Magistrate’s Court.

Investigations are continuing.



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