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Protest in front of Thambuttegama police

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A tense situation is reported from Thambuttegama as area residents staged a protest in front of the police station, against the release of a suspect driver who caused the death of a female pedestrian.

The residents had marched with the coffin of the victim towards the Police station and are reportedly pelting stones towards it.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror SP Ajith Rohana said that the police had fired tear gas to disperse the demonstrators.

“The police had to use tear gas to disperse the protesters. The suspect driver who was involved in the fatal accident was produced before the magistrate and he was released on bail by the magistrate. The police opposed bail at the time when the suspect was produced. The situation in the area has now been brought under control” he said. (Daily Mirror Onine) (Pix by Athula Bandara)





 
 

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