Youth commits suicide in front of girlfriend

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 18:50

A 22-year-old heartbroken youth has committed suicide by hanging in front of his girlfriend at Miriswatta, Kosgama in Avissawella.
The incident took place last night (06).
He had started an affair with a 15-year-old girl 3 months ago and the parents of the girl had objected to this affair.
Last evening, the youth had visited the house of the girl when her mother was not at home.
Then he has had an altercation accusing the girl of having an affair with another youth.
He had the tied the girl to a window before committing suicide.
Police said the father and a brother of the girl had ended their lives in the same house some time back in the same manner.
Police said the victim had also attempted to take his life on a previous occasion too.

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