Father arrested for poisoning children
Teldeniya Police has arrested a father for allegedly poisoning his 11 year old daughter and 5 year old son in Rajawalla, our correspondent said.
Two children were taken to the hospital and they are in a critical condition.
A neighbour came and rescued the children after the elder son of the family alerted him about the incident.
The arrested father is found to be an alcoholic and his wife had committed suicide recently.