Woman ar­rested for forcibly giv­ing poi­son to her chil­dren

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY K.G.KARUNARATN­E

A woman who forced her three chil­dren to take poi­son and took poi­son her­self was re­manded by Polon­naruwa Mag­is­trate Asela De Silva.

The sus­pect G.A. Nadeeka Priyadar­shani (32) of Ag­bopura in Girithale was un­der treat­ment at the Polon­naruwa gen­eral hos­pi­tal. She had forced her two daugh­ters and her 12-year-old son to take poi­son.

Po­lice said the four year old girl died on ad­mis­sion to hos­pi­tal and the woman and other two chil­dren were still un­der treat­ment. The woman was re­ceiv­ing treat­ment in cus­tody of the prison of­fi­cers.

OIC Min­ner­iya Po­lice Jayavi Thusa­hara is con­duct­ing fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tions.

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