Soldier (22) and suspect (32) in Police custody commit suicide in two separate incidents in Narahenpita

Soldier and suspect in Police custody commit suicide in two separate incidents in Narahenpita

Two individuals, a soldier and a suspect in Police custody, have committed suicide in two separate incidents in Narahenpita.

The Military said a 22 year- old soldier had committed suicide at the Polhengoda Army camp in Narahenpita using his official weapon.

The officer had committed suicide at 06.00 p.m. yesterday while being engaged in official duties at the camp.

They Military added that it is suspected that the officer, who is a resident of Horowpathana, may have committed suicide due to a personal issue.

During the last 2 weeks, two young police officers too were reported to have committed suicide.

Meanwhile, a 32 year -old suspect, who was under custody at the Narahenpita Police Station, had committed suicide last night.

The Police said the suspect had hung himself inside his cell.

cThe man from Hanwella, had been arrested yesterday on charges of financial fraud, based on a complaint from some woman claiming he had forcefully acquired money over a love affair.

The Police said the body of the deceased has been placed at the Police Mortuary of the Colombo National Hospital, while a post mortem examination will be conducted today. (Newswire)

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