Friday, March 2, 2012
Husband arrested over honeymoon killing of kollupitiya
Police are investigating to arrest a suspect in the murder of a woman at a hotel room in Kollupitiya.
According to reports, the killer of 47 year old Sudarshani Shakila Kanakasabey is her husband, a Tamil living in the same area.
A divorcee who had lived in England for a long time with two children, she had got married again on February 19 at the hotel in Kollupitiya.
Sudarshani had arrived there with her mother, and the newly-married couple had been staying at the hotel for some time.
The husband had cut her throat on and fled on February 25, with his images recorded in the hotel’s surveillance cameras.
The body was found three days later, wrapped with a bed sheet.
Her jewellery, money and other belongings had not been robbed.