18 year old Haliela monk commit suicide by hanging

Saturday, 18 April 2015 - 19:20

A Buddhist monk at Badulla Haliela Temple has committed suicide by hanging.

According to the Badulla Police, the 18 year old monk committed suicide inside a storeroom of the Landewela Sri Bodhirajarama Vihara in Udakohuwila, Haliela.

Badulla police stated that they have found a letter stating that the monk intends to commit suicide.

However, the reason for the incident has not been uncovered thus far.

This monk has previously resided at a different temple in Haliela area, and arrived at Landewela Vihara last evening.

Later, the residents of the area have found the body of the monk after he had committed suicide by hanging.

Expressing his views regarding the incident Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that Badulla Judicial Medical officer conducted the postmortem today.

Police media spokesman added that, the chief incumbent of this temple has advised this monk, and due to disappointment he has later committed suicide.

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