Suspect escapes from police custody, ‘commits suicide’
A suspect arrested for the theft of jewellery, allegedly committed
suicide by jumping into the Kelani river on Wednesday.
The suspect was arrested by Nawagamuwa Police on Tuesday night. The
Police had taken him in a three wheeler to his house after questioning
him at the police station.
The suspect escaped in Kaduwela town and jumped into the river,
The suspect aged 32 was a resident of Kaduwela. The suspect’s body
was found floating in the Kelani river, police said.