A woman has set fire to her 61-year-old husband in Sooriyawewa yesterday, Police said.
They said the man suffering from severe burn injuries had died on admission to the Sooriyawewa Hospital.
Police said the victim Karunasena Wannigama, a resident of Sooriyawewa, had informed the doctor and one of his cousins that it was his wife who committed the crime.
She was arrested and producedin the Hambantota Magistrate’s Court today. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)