Man plays game with wife's lover, kills him

Police investigating the crimes. (File)

Colombo: A young man in Sri Lanka murdered his father and committed suicide the same day, while a jilted man killed his wife’s lover and is at large, reported local media.

The 27-year-old man, identified as YRD, was killed by his lover’s husband in Parakaduwa area, reported ‘Gossip C Lanka’.

The suspect befriended YRD and invited him home with the intention of killing him.

The unsuspecting victim accompanied the suspect on his three-wheeler to his home, where the latter even played a board game with him.

Later, he stabbed him to death and fled the scene, according to the police.

He is still at large and police are investigating, while local people ransacked his house.

In a separate incident, a 21-year-old youth from Polonnaruwa used a sharp weapon and killed his father on April 15 at about 3.30pm, according to police reports.

Later, the same day he jumped in front of an express train and ended his life, said police who are investigating the case.

The victim was a father of three.

The motive of the crime is yet to be ascertained.

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