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Songstress Priyani hacked to death

Songstress Priyani Jayasinghe (51) was hacked to death at her residence in Alubomulla, Panadura a short while ago, Police said.

She succumbed to her injuries on admission to the Panadura Base Hospital.

A police team attached to the Panadura South Police had recovered
her body around 8.45 pm after receiving a call on the 119 emergency hot line number.

Police said that the victim had been severely beaten and then stabbed with a scissor following a domestic dispute.

The police were on the lookout for the husband of the deceased, Rasika Eden Prabath, who is currently evading arrest.

Priyani Jayasinghe was a music composer and singer who gained much acclaim in the local music scene. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)