Businessman jumps into river

A businessman attached to a private telecommunications sales company jumped into the Kelaniya river this morning.
The police said that they believed the businessman had attempted to commit suicide and a search operation was underway to locate his body.
According to the police he had come in his jeep and jumped into the river.
The abandoned jeep bearing the number NW-KS 8171 was found.
The motive for the attempted suicide is not known.