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A school van driver had been arrested in Piliyandala for consuming liquor, while transporting fifteen school children, the Police said.


The Police said the 40-year-old driver had been after noticing an alcoholic smell coming from the van by Traffic Policeman in front of a certain school.


The driver, who is under Police custody, would be produced in court tomorrow, the Police said.  (Bimal Shaman Jayasinghe)

 

Video by Bimal Shaman Jasinghe

 

 

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  • RegFlag Tuesday, 10 May 2016 05:04 AM

    Please punish him severely and his severe punishment should give precedent to future similar occurrences. Thank you IGP Sir for saving the lives of the school children and the pedestrians.

    Sharon Monday, 09 May 2016 04:10 PM

    Well done Police... Hats off...

    nivek Tuesday, 10 May 2016 01:09 PM

    Suspend his licencse

    Chanaka Monday, 09 May 2016 06:55 PM

    government need to take special steps in controlling these school transport vans and busses. via DM Android App

    imran Monday, 09 May 2016 08:59 PM

    Thanks to the officer... innocent lives in those hands and tht fellow takes things so easy... via DM Android App

    Jim Kuru Monday, 09 May 2016 09:09 PM

    Suspend his driving license

    ANTON Monday, 09 May 2016 09:24 PM

    IF I WAS ASKED WHO ARE THE DIRTIEST PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD , MY REPLY WOULD BE, PRIVATE BUS DRIVERS, CONDUCTORS AND THREE WHEELER DRIVERS.

    Rr Monday, 09 May 2016 09:59 PM

    What wud be the punishment pay the fine and start work as usual next week via DM Android App


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