CID investigating Atalugama Girl’s murder

CID investigating Atalugama Girl’s murder

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) – The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) commenced an investigation into the murder of a nine-year-old girl from Atalugama on Saturday (28).

Police said that a team of officers from the CID’s Homicide and Organized Crime Investigation Division was sent to the area to conduct investigations.

However, information regarding the suspect or suspects involved in the murder of the girl has not been revealed yet.

Meanwhile, the National Child Protection Authority has also commenced an investigation into the death of the girl in Atalugama, Bandaragama.

The body of the girl has been placed at the Panadura Hospital and the post-mortem will be conducted today (30).

The body of the missing child from Atulugama, Bandaragama was recovered on Saturday (28), said Police.

The girl was a resident from Atalugama, and Police said she was a Grade 4 student from a local school.

Investigations revealed that she had visited a shop nearby at 10 AM to buy food and never returned.

Relatives and neighbors have searched the area as she did not return home, and thereafter immediately informed the Police.