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Borella Traffic OIC killing

Eight suspects to appear before Govt. Analyst’s Dept.

Colombo Additional Magistrate Shalini Perera yesterday ordered the eight suspects who were later granted bail over the hit and run accident that killed Borella Traffic OIC, IP Sarathchandra, to appear before the Government Analyst’s Department on June 12.

The Bambalapitiya Police informed the court that they obtained CCTV footages from HSBC bank, Romsy Gem shop and several places. The Police also stated that they sent productions before the Government Analyst for identification. The President’s Counsel appearing on behalf of the second suspect pleaded to release the Defender vehicle to his client.

Responding to that, the Police informed court that the Ddefender was an assembled vehicle. Meanwhile, Bambalapitiya police arrested eight persons including a son of MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage and a female in connection with the hit-and-run accident. They are currently out of bail. They were accused for concealing evidence and sheltering a suspect.

Four suspects are passengers in the Defender vehicle and the other three suspects are the driver and the passengers of the Prado vehicle that followed the Defender. Police also seized the Defender vehicle. The Magistrate instructed the Police to obtain instructions from the Commissioner of Motor Vehicle regarding this assembled vehicle adn fixed further inquiries for July 15.


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