An undergraduate of the Peradeniya University was found dead in the shrubs behind the Marcus Hall by the University Marshals today.
Judicial Medical Officer Decided that the student had committed suicide. The 23-year-old student, Dikovita Kankanamlage Nishantha was from Malwana off Kadawata.
He was a student of Arts Faculty.
He had gone missing since January 26, 2014 and his uncle had lodged a complaint in this regard with Kadawata Police.Police has identified dead student as the Primary Witness in the 2011 Ragging incident.
Source - Lankadeepa