The female teacher who was shot by a man at the Siyambalanduwa Maha Vidyalaya died a short while ago.
An unidentified man has committed suicide at the Siyambalanduwa Maha Vidyalaya after shooting a female teacher this morning. Police Spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody said that investigations are being carried out by the police.
The teacher who has been identified as Lakshika Damayanthi, a resident of Kiwulayaya had been shot twice. The shooting had taken place at about 9.30 a.m. yesterday. The man had visited the school and had requested permission to speak to the teacher. He had shot himself after shooting the while speaking to her, police said.
The man who has been identified Pathum, was a resident in Badulla and is married with two children. The Police said that they suspect that the incident occurred as a result of a love affair.
The injured teacher was admitted to the Siyambalanduwa hospital and was transferred to the Moneragala hospital afterwards. (LP)