Sergeant commits suicide afterassaulting friend to death
A Police Sergeant allegedly committed suicide after assaulting a man
to death with an iron bar. The police identified him as a 47-year-old
resident in Girandurukotte and was a police Sergeant attached to the
Padiyatalawa police. The incident had taken place following an argument
with his friend over a financial transaction at the sergeantís
residence, police said.
Police media unit said that the sergeant had committed suicide by
hanging himself from a beam in his house.