Man commits suicide in front of President’s house in Mirihana

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A 53-year-old male has committed suicide in front of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s house in Mirihana a short while ago, police said.

The man had climbed on a live transformer after calling for an immediate end to the power cuts.

Police said he was intoxicated at the time of the incident.

(Source: Daily Mirror – By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)