A female who murdered her husband by assaulting him with an ax has been arrested in Kuruwita.
Police said the 34-year-old victim had returned home intoxicated on several occasions and had assaulted his wife.
The individual is reported to have threatened to murder the wife with a sharp object last night and also carried a bottle of acid.
Police said the woman had assaulted him with an ax resulting in his death.
The 31-year-old mother of two was arrested last night.