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Car driven recklessly on expressway: Two arrested

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Two suspects including the first and the second owner of the car that was driven recklessly on the Southern Expressway have been arrested by the Gelanigama Tourist Police Division, Traffic and Road Safety Director SSP Indika Hapugoda said.

He said the police were informed of the details of the vehicle’s genuine owner and later he had sold it to another person without a legal vehicle ownership transfer. 

"Legal action will be taken against the genuine owner of the vehicle for not transferring the ownership of the vehicle legally. He had sold the car producing a separate agreement through a finance company. Therefore no ownership transfer had taken place," he said.

Statements in connection to the incident were recorded from both suspects, SSP Hapugoda said.

The police have sent messages to the other four passengers who were on board the sedan through the driver who had driven the car at that time, he said.

SSP Hapugoda said their unruly behaviour had caused disturbance and distraction to the fellow motorists who were driving along on the expressway. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

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  • Bandara Monday, 12 April 2021 07:20 PM

    I'm curious. Did the Police arrest that Pajero driver who overtook two vehicles on the wrong side over pedestrian crossing and almost hitting an elephant, I thought that was much dangerous driving that this.

    AB Monday, 12 April 2021 08:20 PM

    This is antisocial and abnormal behavior, putting other road users in terrible situation, this behavior should have to wipe out nip it in the bud, they should give, the toughest punishment possible

    Ranaweera Tuesday, 13 April 2021 01:47 AM

    Could be An attempt to get some publicity

    Ram Tuesday, 13 April 2021 02:24 AM

    We all must remember that this is an era of selected criminal action when prosecuting offenders. Therefore let us not raise past incidents

    dot Tuesday, 13 April 2021 03:48 AM

    How ever Karma follows on .If not for this reckless scene , a fraud would not have surfaced ..the stupidity of the rich would not have been exposed ..

    Ramesh Tuesday, 13 April 2021 04:32 AM

    The other passengers politically well connected to kehaliya and will not deserve a punishment.

    KJ Tuesday, 13 April 2021 06:08 AM

    white van is legally used in SL now???


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