The Officer in Charge (OIC) of the traffic division of the Borella Police, IP Sarathchandra, who was injured in a hit and run incident in Bambalapitiya last month, succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
A Defender type jeep in which the son of a Parliamentarian was travelling, was involved in the accident.
The son of United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage and seven others were later arrested over the hit-and-run accident.
However Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s son and seven others were later released on bail while the driver was remanded. (Colombo Gazette)