Mother and three children found dead after taking poison

A mother and her three children were found dead in Jaffna after they had reportedly consumed poison.

The mother had reportedly given the children food mixed with poison.

The children were two young boys and a girl.

The Jaffna media reported that the mother gave the children poison and later committed suicide over a financial issue.

Her husband had reportedly died a few weeks back. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. If diaspora formed an investment committee to invest in the North and East to create jobs and channelled their collections as they had supported the Asia’s longest brutal civil war this wouldn’t have happened.

    Current government’s policies are not attracting foreign direct investments to create jobs, so they are diverting the most important issues by talking devolution of power and changing the constitution. Similarly, Tamil political leaders are talking about political prisoners to divert the real situation.

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