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Female Clerk of Colombo DIG office dies in accident

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A Chief Clerk of the Colombo DIG's office, was killed in a bus accident at Olcott Mawatha in Pettah this morning.

Police said the bus, which was travelling towards the Pettah bus terminal on the Olcott Mawata had knocked down the victim when she was trying to cross the road.  

The 61-year-old, Pushpa Indrani Perera, a resident of Batuwatta, Ragama died after she was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

Police said the bus driver was arrested and that he would be produced in the Hulfsdrop Magistrate’s Court.

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  • Charika Wednesday, 15 August 2018 03:05 PM

    Speeding at that location is called "Turn Race"

    willowsd Wednesday, 15 August 2018 03:09 PM

    Oh no please don't issue the ticket, they will go on strike - this is what these idiots asking to kill innocent people but not to pay the penalty, what a pathetic country we are in. Everyone takes the law unto their hands.

    AJ Wednesday, 15 August 2018 03:11 PM

    There should also be cancellation of diving licence. Only then will our drivers understand the severity of violating road rules.

    Jaliya Wednesday, 15 August 2018 07:05 PM

    Cancellation of diving license?? He can go down the same road and get another DL under his dead grandfathers name this killer should be jailed for 20 years without being paroled.

    Warren Raed Thursday, 16 August 2018 08:49 AM

    According to yesterdays news, Navy Sampath obtained fake NICs. You meant i say this driver will not obtain another Driving License?

    Mandy Wednesday, 15 August 2018 03:16 PM

    And these drivers are going on strike to reduce the penalties on traffic offenses. In other words Bond Style 007 - give us the licence to kill.

    Zebra Wednesday, 15 August 2018 04:17 PM

    Was the Officer Knocked while using the Zebra Crossing ?? The Traffic Police - Must Enforce the Zebra Crossing Rule at Fort and Pettha and other places and any one violates should be Called for Classes at the Police Station

    Mohd Wednesday, 15 August 2018 05:21 PM

    Educate the people how to cross the zebra crossing Olcot mawata ,if you see Olcot Mawata peoples are crossing both color lights ie RED AND GREEN and also using the mobile phone .Pls ask the on duty police offices to give fine for them those who are crossing RED light and using mobile phone.

    JIM Wednesday, 15 August 2018 06:26 PM

    MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. 61 AND STILL A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE.

    Jaliya Wednesday, 15 August 2018 07:14 PM

    Most of the bus drivers has a brain capacity of a cockroach and zero knowledge of traffic regulations. Wonder of wonderland is our system allows these thugs and ruthless parasites to obtain the buss operator licenses and employ a roach to drive a coach.

    Ruwan Wednesday, 15 August 2018 08:15 PM

    Oh Do not increase the fines.. Let them kill more and more


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