Police have arrested the father and uncle of a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of murder in the Gampola Mount Temple area.
It is said that the girl was assaulted by her uncle over a love affair.
Thereafter, despite her being ill, her father had beaten her, it is reported.
The mother had taken the girl to a neighboring house where she had fainted, according to police sources.
The girl died after being admitted to the Gampola Hospital.
The father and uncle have been arrested by the police following an investigation into a complaint lodged by the girl’s mother.
The girl’s body has been placed at the Gampola Hospital pending her post mortem report.