MR’s convoy vehicle collides with motorcycle; two injured

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Two persons including a woman had been injured after a convoy vehicle of former President Rajapaksa collided with a motorcycle in Pitigala this afternoon, the Police said.

They said the former president’s vehicles were traveling from Elpitiya to Pitigala. The driver of the vehicle had been arrested and the vehicle involved in the accident was also taken into the custody.

Police said the injured were admitted to the Elpitiya hospital with minor injuries.

Meanwhile, in a message posted on his tweeter handle, Mr. Rajapaksa said his motorcade was involved in an accident yesterday on the way from Tangalle to Colombo.

"A motorcyclist was injured as security personnel took measures to avert a major accident," he tweeted. (DS)


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  • janaka Monday, 02 November 2015 06:36 AM

    The lunatic motorcades have been thankfully curtailed but no has told this clown?

    Polished Monday, 02 November 2015 08:15 AM

    Put this common thief behind bars,

    Rohan Sunday, 01 November 2015 02:58 PM

    This security culture should be changed. It is peacetime now and no politician required security. This unnecessary security is not only costly but also leads to many other ill effects like this accident. People must rally against politicians security or a party like JVP must make a voice demanding the scrap of security.

    AZ Monday, 02 November 2015 09:11 AM

    WHy cant he be called Kurunegala District MP coz that what he is now..

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 02 November 2015 09:20 AM

    If this security contingent belongs to a disciplined armed force, their driving standards are also assumed extremely disciplined, then how come we hear of so many accidents involving the armed forces?

    Golliwog Sunday, 01 November 2015 03:25 PM

    He, his family and the lot still think Sri Lanka belongs to them. Nice the guy was kicked out. Like to see the fellow behind bars!

    Yan Sunday, 01 November 2015 03:30 PM

    Arrest MR as well....

    OMG Sunday, 01 November 2015 03:43 PM

    A real Al Capone style accident. Why still security for "God Father" on State costs ?

    OMG Sunday, 01 November 2015 04:36 PM

    Our politicians are so good with public and doing a fantastic job for betterment of country and its people. So why they need so much security personals? only gangsters need so much security personal.

    Sapu Sunday, 01 November 2015 04:50 PM

    when MPs who think they are still president go on roads accidents happen

    K.senrathne Sunday, 01 November 2015 05:06 PM

    Looks like MR still expects roads to be closed when it comes

    boris Sunday, 01 November 2015 05:28 PM

    Fully correct. Waste of our money.

    Perumal Monday, 02 November 2015 10:20 AM

    He needs much more security!! You saw what happened to Wasantha De Zoysa?

    kanakoka Tuesday, 03 November 2015 04:29 AM

    because this Facebook maintained by assigned people. its not former president update it by someone else with his advice

    sam Sunday, 01 November 2015 08:17 PM

    Naraka kale ewith wage

    Yalaputha Sunday, 01 November 2015 08:19 PM

    Why does Rajapakse address himself in third person and that too as the former president?

    cric Sunday, 01 November 2015 09:08 PM

    Who travels from Tangalle to Colombo via pitigala???

    Empulze Sunday, 01 November 2015 09:09 PM

    The tweet is outright hilarious, sounds as if the motor bike headed towards them and tried to cause a huge impact on the motorcade. As if no one knows how these motorcades use to travel on roads.

    Mary Sunday, 01 November 2015 10:44 PM

    Mahinda has gone mad, look at his face. He should be in jail and no where els

    alexander.sam10@gmail.com Monday, 02 November 2015 12:20 PM

    Why does this crook need security?????

    sampath Monday, 02 November 2015 01:56 AM

    The present president of Srilanka does not heavy security when he travels. Why MR has heavy security? May be he is still the de facto ruler of Srilanka!!

    Rhonda Taylor Monday, 02 November 2015 01:42 PM

    The public should seek security from this thief.What bloody nonsense - security for this crook Ali baba


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