Initial investigations have revealed that the murder of the female police officer which had been carried out upon the fly over bridge located adjacent to the Telecom building on Lotus road was due to a love affair.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Prishantha Jayakodi expressing his views to our news team noted that the suspect a fellow police officer had slit the neck of the victim at around 7 am this morning.
The deceased is a female police officer attached to the police sports division, who had been a resident of Bibila-Nanna-purawa.
The suspect, a police constable upon having killed the victim had consumed poison in a bid to commit suicide.
However the suspect continues to receive treatment at the intensive care unit of the Colombo National Hospital.