Navy personnel who shot dead his girlfriend in Wewahanduwa, Matara, has committed suicide by shooting himself.
Police said the shooting was reported last night. The victim passed away after being admitted to hospital
Hiru news correspondent stated that the Navy personnel succumbed at the scene. The 26 year old female is an employee of the Matara Divisional Secretariat.
The Matara Additional Magistrate Manjula Karunaratne had visited the crime scene last night.
The cause of murder remains unknown.
The deceased soldier has committed the particular crime from his official weapon. And it has been revealed in the preliminary investigations that this was committed due to a love affair.
The police media spokesman office reports that the T-56 fire weapon which was used to assassinate and magazine comprising of 43 bullets has been seized by the police.