A 17-year-old detainee has committed suicide at the Pettah Police Station by hanging himself inside a cell.
Police said the teenager was arrested with a stock of cannabis last night at the Bastian Mawatha in Pettah.
The suspect, a resident of Kirimanagama in Haputale, had allegedly used his own clothes as a noose to hang himself inside the cell he was locked-up in.
The body of the teen has been placed at the Colombo National Hospital while investigations have been launched into the incident under the instructions of an ASP.
Sources : news24
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