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Saturday, 01 August 2015 - 20:29
Political party supporter killed, 4 injured after being run over by a van driven by a Chief Police Inspector #GenElecSL
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A 22 year old youth died after being run over by a van, which was driven by a police officer at Rambawa town in Mihintale, Anuradhapura this afternoon.

According to Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara, 4 persons including a woman received injuries and were admitted to Anuradhapura General Hospital.

It is reported that the victims are supporters of Minister Duminda Dissanayake.

22 year old Duminda Kumara from Rambawa area died in the accident.

At the time of the accident, the van was driven by the OIC of Anuradhapura Divisional Anti-Corruption Unit.

IGP N.K. Illangakoon has ordered to arrest the relevant OIC who caused the accident.

However, the OIC of Anuradhapura Divisional Anti-Corruption Unit has handed himself over to the Mihintale Police this evening.

Director of Anuradhapura Hospital Doctor W. Atapattu told our news team that 2 among the injured persons are in critical condition.

Meanwhile, Minister Duminda Dissanayake paid a visit to the injured supporters currently receiving treatment at Anuradhapura General Hospital.





















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