Dematagoda accident: Mother, son get bail

2016-01-28 13:23:36

The 15-year-old boy and his mother, who were arrested over a fatal accident in Dematagoda were released on bail today.

A 10-year-old girl and her 47-year-old mother were fatally run over on a pedestrian crossing on the Baseline Road on January 16.

The boy who had driven the car fled the scene after the accident and later he was arrested by the Dematagoda Police. The mother had claimed that she was teaching her son to drive, when the tragedy occurred.  The mother was also taken into custody following the accident.

The Police said the suspect student was produced before an identification parade today and the two were later released on two cash bail of Rs. 100,000 and two sureties of Rs. 1 million.

The Police said the suspects had agreed to pay Rs. 200,000 as compensation to the aggrieved party and that Rs.150,000 had already been paid.
The case is to be taken in the Court on February 25.(DS)

  Comments - 5

  • Mm Thursday, 28 January 2016 19:11

    kill two people, get bail and just pay only 200,000 as compensation!

    Reply : 7       86

    Grim Thursday, 28 January 2016 19:12

    Blood money

    Reply : 3       50

    ponils Friday, 29 January 2016 06:06

    Humas going well helayas going hell...

    Reply : 1       10

    Shelly Friday, 29 January 2016 06:23

    5 million it should be , it was on the predestion crossing

    Reply : 2       31

    sun Friday, 29 January 2016 09:40

    apply the sharia law

    Reply : 4       17

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