Woman arrested for forcibly giving poison to her children
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.