Sri Lankan cricketer Jehan Mubarak was taken in custody by police and later released on bail after the car he was driving was involved in a fatal accident that killed one person and injured another on the Chilaw-Colombo main road on Sunday.
Mubarak, who was produced before the Chilaw district judge yesterday, was released on personal bail of two sureties of Sri Lankan rupees two million each after being remanded immediately after the accident.
The court also ordered Mubarak to pay SLR 600,000 to the family members of the deceased and SLR 400,000 to the injured person.
It was revealed in court that of this amount SLR 200,000 and SLR 100,000 have already been paid to the victims' families, it was revealed in court.
The case will be taken up again on May 3.