Jan 11, Colombo: A woman who was detained at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for questioning over a financial fraud of Rs. 60 million has died after jumping from the 5th floor of the building this morning (11), police said.
The deceased has been identified as Apsara Menike Rajapaksa, 46, a resident of Pannipitiya.
Police say they received information that she had gone to the toilet at around 3 this morning and jumped out of the window.
This is the first time a woman has committed suicide by jumping from the CID building, police said.
Her body is being kept at the Colombo National Hospital morgue.