Sri Lankan Man Arrested in Monagroulli Murder Case
A 36-year-old Sri Lankan man has been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a 37-year-old Sri Lankan woman who was found dead on a pig farm in Monagroulli village.
Sumudu Kumari De Silva Rajapakshl was discovered yesterday after her hand was spotted sticking out from beneath a cesspool by another employee at around 2pm, said police.
The owner of the pig farm where the woman worked called the police, who discovered that the woman had been bound hand and foot, tied to a cement block and murdered - apparently beaten to death.
The 77-year-old owner of the Monagroulli farm had reported the woman missing on March 4th. According to police, the pig farmer said she had been missing since 4.30pm on March 3rd.
Investigators are questioning the suspect who was taken into custody today and remanded for eight days.