Driver in Police Officer’s road death granted bail | Daily News


 

Driver in Police Officer’s road death granted bail

Tharinda Ratwatte, who allegedly drove the Land Rover Defender involved in the accident in which State Intelligence Service Police Sergeant Sithum Alahapperuma was killed was released on bail by Colombo Additional Magistrate H. Prabhakaran yesterday.

The suspect was released on two sureties of Rs.500,000 each. The Magistrate also ordered him to pay a compensation of Rs.100,000 to the injured Police Constable.

The Police Sergeant who foiled the Rs.7.9 million robbery at the National Hospital died on June 14, while receiving treatment at the ICU of the National Hospital. The other Police Constable injured in the accident continues to receive treatment at the Colombo National Hospital.

The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for July 10.


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