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Author:  Guest [ Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:19 pm ]
Post subject:  SMS message leads to murder of youth in Sri Lanka

SMS message leads to murder of youth in Sri Lanka

Police later found that the text message had been sent to the 13-year-old girl by a friend of the victim.

@ Agencies /Monday November 19, 2007

Colombo - A teenage girl's father is accused of fatally stabbing a young man in a southern Sri Lankan village after the father found that the 20-year-old's mobile phone had been used to send a text message expressing love for his daughter, police said Monday. The man traced the owner of the phone and stabbed him several times Sunday in Thotamune, Matara, 240 kilometres south of Colombo, before surrendering to police with the knife, officers said.

Police later found that the text message had been sent to the 13-year-old girl by a friend of the victim.

The man is to appear in court and is to be charged with murder.


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