A Chief Inspector attached to the Special Task Force in Arantalawa, Ampara has killed an Assistant Superintendent of Police and thereafter committed suicide.
Police Media Spokesman Maxi Proctor said that Chief Inspector of the STF at 18th mile post at Arantalawa, B.A. Jayatillake had visited Assistant Superintendent of Police Sisira Kumara Muttetuwegama at the STF headquarters at 69th bend around 10.00am today. Following an argument Chief Inspector Jayatilleke had opened fire on the ASP using his duty revolver. ASP Muttettuwegama has passed away at the Ampara hospital while Chief Inspector Jayatilleke had made an attempt to take his own life by shooting himself. He had succumbed to his injuries before being air lifted to Kandy hospital.