A lady doctor and her baby son were brutally knifed to death in their residence in Kandy last morning, Police said. The Police arrested the doctor-husband soon after. Police had noticed that the husband who was returning home while the police were carrying out investigations, made an attempt to reverse his car and escape.
He was being questioned in detail last night about the incident. Chandani Danthasinghe, 30, had deep cuts in the back of her neck, while her six-month-old infant had cuts in the neck. The bloodstains indicated that the lady was killed in the bathroom upstairs and then dragged downstairs.
Kandy Additional Magistrate Ms. G.B. Ranasinghe and Judicial Medical Officer A.B. Seneviratne held the examinations while further investigations are being conducted by the Kandy Police Crimes Division. Dr. (Ms.) Danthasinghe was residing in Lady Gordon`s Drive, while her husband was attached to the Diyatalawa Government Hospital.