In a bizarre tragedy the boyfriend made his girlfriend consume poison
and committed suicide himself by injecting a poisonous vaccination,
The female student K. M. Maheshika, 24, who was following a computer
technology course at the Moratuwa University, had attempted to commit
suicide by consuming sleeping pills.
She wanted to end her life because her boyfriend was in a relationship
with another girl.
Maheshika was admitted to a hospital having fallen ill due to the
tablets. After receiving treatment she was waiting at the hospital
intending to go home.
Police investigations revealed, that her boyfriend had visited her
while she was waiting. He made her drink a packet of milk and gram
which was contaminated with poison.
She died minutes after admission to the ICU.
Her boyfriend Amila Chathuranga, 25, a resident of Imbuldeniya in
Kegalle, committed suicide by injecting himself with a poisonous
The Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) had directed the remains to be
handed over to the government analyst for further examination.