A soldier had shot the mother, Father and a twenty one year old girl from Katugastota after the girl had rejected the soldier’s plea to enter into a relationship with her. The mother and daughter were found dead on admission to the Thittajjala hospital, Daily Mirror reports.
The soldier was also injured after he attempted to shoot the brother of the girl who had managed to disarm the soldier. The suspect is receiving treatment at the Kandy hospital. Kandy police are conducting further inquiries into the incident.