Doctor arrested for administering insulin overdose to wife



Bambalapitiya Police has arrested a doctor over attempted murder after administering an insulin overdose to his wife.

According to the police, the female victim from Layards Road in Colombo 05 has been admitted to the Kalubowila Hospital in an unconscious state.

Bambalapitiya police have initiated investigations after being informed that the case is suspicious.

Doctors who had examined the female have revealed that she had fallen ill due to an overdose of insulin being administered to her.

The husband of the female was arrested yesterday at the Bambalapitiya police station. It has been revealed that the suspect (33) is a doctor at the Trincomalee Government Hospital.

A syringe suspected to have been used by the suspect to overdose his wife has also been found from the suspect’s residence.

Investigations have also revealed that he had administered the drug a few days back.


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