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Tuesday, 23 August 2016 - 18:56
Bus driver arrested for driving with 50 on board, under the influence
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A driver who recklessly drove a Homagama bound private bus on 138-route under the influence, was arrested by the police at Lipton Circus this morning.

Police had observed throughout, the reckless manner in which the bus was driven from Pettah with 50 passengers on board.

After pursuing the bus up to Lipton Circus, police arrested the bus driver who was under the influence of alcohol.

According to Police headquarters, the 46-year-old suspect is a resident of Angoda.

The suspect was sentenced to 7 months in prison and was fined 7500 rupees when he was produced before Court at Hultsdorf today.

Police also stated that the license of the suspected driver was suspended for six months.

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