Police say a 71 year old woman has been murdered in a home robbery, where are the robbers reportedly stole Rs.25,000.
Authorities said the incident occurred last morning in Rajagiriya.
The Welikada Police have begun investigations in search of the suspect.
Meanwhile an individual has succumbed in a brawl that broke out between two parties in Mahiyanganaya.
Police said the individual was admitted to hospital and succumbed to injuries sustained in the fight.
The 30-year-old male who is the resident of the area was killed by another from the same area who has currently fled the scene.
Police are conducting investigations to apprehend the suspect.