Tragic incident at Matara Court: Police Sergeant ends his own life

At the Matara New Court Complex in Kotawila North, Matara, a tragic incident occurred where a police sergeant took his own life. The officer, 52 years old and stationed at the Kotawila Police Station, was performing his duties at the court’s police post when he used his service firearm to commit the act within the precincts of the court complex on the 27th.

It has been reported that the sergeant had just resumed his duties at the court after being on sick leave for a period of time.