Over 500 traffic violations on Southern Expressway
The Southern Expressway Traffic Division had
charged 540 motorists for violating highway traffic rules on the
Southern Expressway so far, since its opening. Motorists who
exceeded the the100 kilo metre speed limit were charged. A total of
68 accidents had occurred on the country's first Expressway in two
months since its opening.
Grenades found in Keselwatte
Police seized nine hand grenades left on two
streets in the Keselwatte area yesterday morning. Seven hand
grenades were recovered at Gunasena Mawatha and another two were
recovered at Tractor Mawatha, the Police said. The Police said that
these explosives were found on a tip-off from passers by in the
morning. No suspects have been arrested.
Suspect confesses to stealing cars, motorcycles
A suspect wanted in connection with the robbery
of a car parked in Kiribathgoda town was arrested by Kiribathgoda
Police on Friday. After interrogation, police also recovered another
car and two motorcycles robbed by him. OIC Kiribathgoda Police I P U
P S Priyantha said that one motorcycle was sold to a person in
Meerigama and the other to a person in Kaduwela.