Driver of hi­tan­drun van ar­rested in Aluthgama

Man killed on pedes­trian cross­ing on Sun­day (12) night

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY S.MADAWALA AND KUSAL CHAMATH

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.

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