The police media unit said that a distraught teen had committed suicide by hanging herself in Katunayake.
A resident of Saranatissa, the 15 year old school girl had been found hanging by the neck in the house when no one was at home.
The police identified the victim as Madushani Herath, a student of a school in the Katunayake area.
Investigations revealed that she had been depressed when her father had forced her to go to school.
The police believe she committed suicide after that incident when everyone had gone out.
Further investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)