AG files indictments against driver over Borella hit-and-run incident

The Attorney General has filed indictments in the Colombo High Court against the driver of the vehicle involved in the Borella hit-and-run incident in which the traffic Officer in Charge of the Borella Police was killed.

The Officer in Charge of the traffic division of the Borella Police, IP Sarathchandra, was injured in a hit and run incident in Bambalapitiya in February and 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 was among those 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)

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