Bus strike over conductor’s assault | Daily News

Bus strike over conductor’s assault

Private bus employees on the Chilaw - Negombo route are not plying since day before yesterday protesting against a conductor being assaulted at the Negombo police station.

This is over an incident which took place after a wallet had reportedly gone missing while inside the bus.The bus workers alleged that police had bashed the conductor inside a room at the police station.

The conductor has been admitted to the Marawila National Hospital for treatment.The victim Chaminda Anura De Silva (41), from Nainamadama has been working in the bus for over 15 years.


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