Youth who kept Hingurakgoda in twilight arrested

Thursday, 04 May 2017 - 12:51


The youth who scaled a high tension power post in Hingurakgoda-Pollonnaruwa has been detained by the police.

The suspect has been arrested after 12 hours when he climbed down from the post, and has been admitted to the Hingurakgoda Hospital due to exhaustion.

Due to the action committed by the youth, power lines in Polonnaruwa, Hingurakgoda, Minneriya, Jayanthipura, Manampitiya and Vaalachchena had to be idisconnected by the Electricity Board.

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