Mar 02, 2019

Lalkantha produced in courts!

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna Political Bureau member K.D. Lalkantha is scheduled to be produced before the Anuradhapura Mahistrate’s Courts today (02) having been arrested by the Anuradhapura Police over having caused an accident due to drunk driving.

The accident had occurred near the Anuradhapura Prison yesterday where the Cab he was driving had hit a motorcyclist.

A 45-year-old woman and a 14-year-old girl had been injured in the accident and is currently receiving treatment at the Anuradhapura Hospital.

The woman and the girl had been riding the motorcycle and heading towards the Anuradhapura town when Lalkantha’s cab had hit them while he was trying to overtake another vehicle.

According to hospital sources the woman riding the motorcycle had sustained serious bone fractures, but the girl had sustained only minor injuries.

The Anuradhapura Police is conducting further investigations.