Three injured in collision
Two vans collided near the Airport Protection Fence at Katunayake on
January 26, 2011 and the driver of one van and two others where injured
in the accident and admitted to the Negombo hospital. A Korean national
and his wife were also among the injured. The wife of the Korean
succumbed to her injuries later. Police are conducting further
Two nabbed with Ganja
A lorry-driver and his assistant were taken into police custody with
34 parcels of Ganja weighing 1 kg each. A van which followed the lorry
for (protection) was also nabbed by the Wellawaya Police. The suspects
were due to be produced before the Wellawaya Magistrate.
One succumbs to injuries in accident
A three-wheeler accident took place on January 24, 2011 at Hapugala
in the Kalegana-Wakwella road where two pedestrians were injured. Two
persons were admitted to the Karapitiya hospital where one person died.
The dead was Millavithanachchi Viv Wijetilake (49), a resident of
Hapugala. The driver of the three-wheeler was taken into police custody
and produced in Courts. Poddala police are conducting further
Motor cyclist succumbs to injuries
A motor-cycle had knocked against a light post at Gal Handiya in the
Pallama Police area on (27) and the cyclist injured was admitted to the
Chilaw hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The dead was
identified as Thewarapperuma Arachchilage Champika Siri Nimal of
Kalukele, Pallama. Pallama police are investigating.