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Fifteen persons fined for obstructing traffic on bridge

Katugastota Police have fined Rs. 2,000 each to 15 persons for stopping vehicles on the Katugastota Bridge to see a girl drowning in the river.

The girl had jumped to the river to commit suicide. At that time, about 300 people had gathered on the bridge and were videoing the girl with mobile phones.

The vehicles travelling along the bridge also stopped and attempted to video the incident, causing heavy traffic on the road, police said.

The drivers were fined for obstructing traffic.


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