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Son hacks 65 year old mother to death

A 65 year old woman residing in the Eravur police area has been brutally hacked to death by her own son.

According to Police Spokesman Senior DIG Ajith Rohana, investigations by Eravur police have found that the 40 year old suspect was intoxicated at the time of the murder.

The suspect, along with the sharp weapon used to commit the atrocious act has been taken into police custody. He is due to be produced before the Batticaloa Magistrate’s Court today (11).

Meanwhile, the autopsy of the body will be conducted by the Judicial Medical Officer – Batticaloa today as well.

Senior DIG Ajith Rohana notes that further investigations into the crime will continue.