Manager's body found in Wattala
The body of the 40-year-old man who had allegedly committed suicide
by jumping into the Kelani River last Wednesday morning was found near
Palliyawatta in Wattala yesterday, the police said.
The victim, identified as Gerard Shihan Nanayakkara, a manager of a
private company, was reportedly seen standing near the the Kelani River
with his vehicle parked near Kelanimulla Gangathilaka Vihara moments
before he went missing.
Wellampitiya Police who initiated an inquiry have recorded statements
from several eyewitnesses and the victim's wife. Some have reportedly
seen the victim being washed away in the river. The body was found in a
semi-decomposed state. The police are yet to establish whether it was an
accident or suicide.
- K.K. K