In the recent past the Kotakethana village in Kahawatte a suburb Ratnapura in the Sabaragamuwa province has seen a wave of murders of women.
Gossip Lanka News revealed yesterday that in a recent incident a villager saw a young attractive girl occupying a room in a monastery with a person clad in temple robes.
The man then rung the temple bell continuously to call the villagers who gathered in their numbers and encircled the temple.
The couple started to run away from a back door.
They were caught by the villagers and handed over to the police after being assaulted.
The police had sought assistance of the Special Task Force (STF) to calm and diffuse the situation.
Headquarters Inspector (HQI) of the Kahawatte police Chief Inspector Niranjan Abeywardene and a team of police officers are conducting further investigations.
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