The Chief Inspector of Police attached to the Elpitiya police division, B.D.L.L. Bodagoda has committed suicide in his official residence by shooting himself with his official weapon.
Police media spokesperson SSP Prishantha Jayakody stated that the incident took place last night at his residence.
Police suspect that this incident occurred as a result of a personnel issue.
The body of the Chief Inspector was taken to the Elpitiya state hospital.