Suspect commits suicide at Katugasthota police

Suspect commits suicide at Katugasthota police

Written by Staff Writer

31 Dec, 2018 | 3:07 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – An inmate at the Katugasthota police station has reportedly committed suicide. He had hung himself by using his own clothes at around 2.00 this morning (December 31).

The deceased was a 26-year-old resident of Hapugoda, Ambathanna. His remains currently lie at the Kandy general hospital for the post-mortem examination.
He was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Unit of the Katugastota police last night (December 30) in Hapugoda for the possession of Ganja. The suspect had then been kept in a cell at the Police station to be produced before the Kandy Magistrates Court.
The Police confirmed that this suspect had also been arrested on previous occasions for the possession of MarijuanaInvestigations into the incident are currently underway.

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