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Body of child recovered

The body of the five-year-old boy who was thrown into the Kelani River by his mother from the Kadirana Bridge in Mattakkuliya on the night of June 15 was found washed ashore at the Waikkala beach in Wennappuwa on Saturday. The grandmother of the child has identified the body, the police said.

The body is currently being kept at the Wennappuwa Hospital morgue for forensic examination.

Wattala Police have arrested the child’s mother and remanded her until June 30 after presenting her to the Welisara Magistrate’s Court.

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