Youth killed after Handbag robbery attempt goes wrong (Video)

30-year-old man died after being stabbed with a knife during a robbery in the Akarawita area in Gampaha last night.

A man and woman who had arrived on a motorcycle had fallen off the vehicle after attempting to steal the bag of a woman walking on the road.

Two men residing in a house near the scene of the crime had attempted to capture the suspect woman during which the motorcyclist had stabbed them with a knife and released the woman and escaped from the area.

The two injured men had been admitted to the Gampaha Hospital after which one person succumbed to his injuries. The Gampaha Police has launched investigations to apprehend the suspects.