Woman Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Monk’s Murder at Malwathuhiripitiya Temple

February 22, 2024


In Gampaha, a 22-year-old woman from the Veragala, Devagala area has been apprehended in connection with the fatal shooting of a monk at a temple in the Malvatuhiripitiya area.

Authorities disclosed that the arrest was made on suspicion of aiding and abetting the primary suspect in the murder case, as well as concealing pertinent information.

The victim, a monk serving at the Kahatana Sri Ghanarama temple in Malvatuhiripitiya, was tragically shot on January 23rd. Further details on the case are anticipated as the investigation progresses.