Mother who attempted suicide after throwing child off bridge, arrested
A 42-year-old woman who attempted suicide after throwing her 5-year-old son into the Kelani River from the Kadirana Bridge in Wattala was detained by locals and arrested by police.
The mother, a 42-year-old resident of Hendala, Wattala, is to be produced at the Welisara Magistrate’s Court today (16).
Police also say that the search operation is continuing to find the missing boy with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Navy.
Wattala Police are conducting further investigations.