Hirunews Logo
Rugby+captain+died+after+being+run+over+by+Police+vehicle
Monday, 23 November 2015 - 14:31
Rugby captain died after being run over by Police vehicle
55,195

Views

Former Kurunegala Maliyadeva College rugby captain Indika Daluwatte died after being run over by a Police vehicle, investigations disclosed.

Daluwatte died following a motor accident last Friday (20) afternoon. He was 31 years at the time of his death.

Daluwatte had been riding a motorcycle on the Kurunegala - Puttalam road when a driver of a van parked near Saragama Lake had suddenly opened the driver's side door, which struck Daluwatte throwing him into the middle of the road. The Police vehicle coming from behind had run over the rugby player.

The Police vehicle and the van are in Police custody.

Daluwatte who captained the Maliyadeva First XI team in 2003, also excelled in athletics and was a coloursman who excelled as number-eight for the school.

He also represented the Kurunegala Rugby Football Club.

Funeral takes place at the General Cemetery, Kurunegala today.


  


Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Gypsy community facing hardships
Monday, 19 February 2018 - 16:46
The Gypsy community who are found in Sri Lanka consider Kerala State in India as their native region.They speak Telugu language.The Gypsy community... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
3,174 Views
15,132 Views
565 Views
2,791 Views
161 Views
16,553 Views
Top