A married couple has committed suicide by setting themselves on fire inside a shop in front of a house in the Wilgamuwa – Miwaobe – Nugagolla area. Police stated that it is suspected that the suspects had set themselves on fire around 10 last night (18th Feb).
The deceased husband was 27 years old and the wife was reported to be 23 years old.
The bodies are being kept at the same location under police protection and the magisterial inquiry and post mortem will be conducted today.
The cause of the suicide has not been revealed yet.