Driver of hitandrun van arrested in Aluthgama
Man killed on pedestrian crossing on Sunday (12) night
The hit-and-run driver who caused the death of a young man at the 5th Mile Post on the Matugama-aluthgama road on Sunday night (12) was taken into custody and the van involved in the accident seized by the Welipenna Police during a raid conducted last morning in the Aluthgama area where the van had been hidden.
The victim 26- year -old Walarambage Lahiru Madusanka (26 ), a resident of Meegama in Dharga Town was a hair dresser by profession. He had been knocked down and killed at pedestrian crossing .
Acting OIC Welipenna Police IP Damith Jayatilleka, and OIC Traffic Branch SI Rajaratne Jayasundara conducted investigations and arrested the suspect driver and seized the van.the suspect was to be produced before Matugama magistrate.