The village of Kebithigollawa was in shock and anguish yesterday after a teacher apparently suffering from some mental imbalance allegedly killed his teacher-wife and their two-year-old daughter on Thursday, police said.
The victims Moderage Chandani (29) a teacher of the same school and the daughter Dinusha Wijesuriya were found dead in the school teachers` quarters.
Headquarters Inspector M.K. Samarasena said the suspect showed signs of mental imbalance and was arrested while he was in the teachers` quarters. He had apparently got into a frenzy on Thursday.The wife had earlier told relatives of the situation and asked them to take her husband for treatment but it was too late. Both were trained and experienced teachers. They came to the Kebithigollawa school together.