AG appeals against Kahawatte case ruling

gavelThe Attorney General (AG) today filed an appeal against the court ruling last month on the suspects accused of murdering two women in Kahawatte.

Three people accused over the murder of a mother and her daughter in Kotakethana, Kahawatte in 2012 were last month acquitted by the Colombo High Court.

The mother and daughter were killed and the house was later set on fire.   The victims were identified as U.Premawathi (59) and H. Pushpakumari.

At the time it was the 14th instance where women had been found dead in the Ratnapura area. (Colombo Gazette)