Van without number plate taken into custody

3 September 2012 08:00 am - 16     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A van without a number plate was seized by Trincomalee Police last night when it was transporting election propaganda posters of a son of a prominent UPFA politician in the area contesting for the forthcoming Provincial Council election, police sources said.

The arrest was made after information from chief election returning officer in the area.

The only passenger onboard, the driver was released on police bail. (Amadoru Amarajeewa)

  Comments - 16

  • sach Tuesday, 04 September 2012 03:51 AM

    One main reason for chaos in SL is ppl just read a news and forget about it. We have to be alert on what happens next. Then only things will change in SL. Gov uses this habot of short memory of ppl. Mark this incident and watch what happens to the investigations.

    Rasa Monday, 03 September 2012 12:05 PM

    Good work police! High time our politicos learned that Law is law for every party.

    Another Mervyn Silva Tuesday, 04 September 2012 04:27 AM

    This is not news - can see many vehicles running in Colombo without number plates in broad daylight - where is police then?

    Thomas Monday, 03 September 2012 12:46 PM

    ANOTHER " FAMOUS WHITE VAN "

    A Ahamed Monday, 03 September 2012 01:07 PM

    definitely not white van because Police does not have that much GUT to inquire on this

    Dilip Monday, 03 September 2012 12:54 PM

    Correction, Is should be White Van without a number plate.

    RIP Monday, 03 September 2012 01:10 PM

    already released & arresting policeman transfered to Killonochchi.

    ceylon Monday, 03 September 2012 02:40 PM

    Another political thug !

    Sim Monday, 03 September 2012 07:25 PM

    Why cant the media give the name. If a Tamil or Muslim before they are found guilty, the name will be published

    Shace-uk Monday, 03 September 2012 08:10 AM

    Looks like it's a White van!!!!

    SriLankan Monday, 03 September 2012 08:12 AM

    White Van belongs to the government! Finally the mystery is solved!

    Just Another Citizen Monday, 03 September 2012 08:53 AM

    VIP vehicles don't have number plates either, they should be arrested as well. Who knows who they are? Same treatment for all!!

    willows Monday, 03 September 2012 09:26 AM

    no point this van by now would have been released???

    chuti Monday, 03 September 2012 09:35 AM

    Yes. Japanese are fedup with this HIACE white and they stop producing HIACE altogether.

    DEEN Monday, 03 September 2012 10:02 AM

    SINCE IT IS A UPFA VAN, IT WILL BE RELEASED VERY SOON.

    MI Monday, 03 September 2012 10:08 AM

    People Don't panic this is only a Election Gundoos.


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