A Special Task Force (STF) officer stationed at the main entrance of Temple Trees, committed suicide this morning.
The security officer had shot himself using his weapon.
He was admitted to the Colombo National hospital where he was pronounced dead.
An investigation into the incident is underway.
The Office of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is located at Temple Trees.
Meanwhile, opposition Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa raised today’s incident in Parliament.
He urged Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to investigate the shooting incident outside Temple Trees. (Colombo Gazette)