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Thursday, 20 March 2014 - 19:30
Video: Suspect attempts suicide in Galgamuwa Magistrate Court cell
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A suspect who was brought to the Galgamuwa Magistrate Court in connection to a child molestation case attempted to commit suicide by slashing his neck with a sharp weapon.

Galgamuwa police arrested the suspect yesterday on charges of attempting to molest his 15-year-old daughter and produced him before Court today.

The Court remanded the 36-year-old suspect Manjula Udaya Kumara of Yakdissawa in Galgamuwa until the 3rd of April.

Later the suspect attempted to take his life while in the court-cell waiting for prison officials to escort him out.

The injured suspect was rushed to Galgamuwa hospital and was transferred to the Kurunegala Teaching hospital where he underwent surgery.

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