Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Video%3A+Complaint+lodged+with+the+police+against+Channel+4+journalists
Thursday, 14 November 2013 - 19:21
Video: Complaint lodged with the police against Channel 4 journalists
3,604

Views

The van owner who drove Channel 4 television crew including its director Callum Macrae to Colombo has lodged a complaint with Slave Island police today.

Police sent back the 6 Channel 4 journalists to Colombo after their journey to Vavuniya was barred by demonstrators in Anuradhapura.

The cab driver S.K. Sanjeeva de Silva said that he dropped the Channel 4 crew including Macrae in a hotel in Dambulla to spend the night and later he drove them Colombo this morning.

However Sanjeewa said that when he asked the film crew to pay for the journey, they have refused to pay 30,000 rupees, and asked the driver to charge the fee from the Dambulla hotel or from the police.

  

When contacted, Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that investigations will be carried out on the particular complaint against the Channel 4 crew.

Meanwhile another demonstration was held against the Channel 4 television crew in Vavuniya town today and traffic was blocked on the A-9 road due to the demonstration.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 17:28
The Wildlife officials in Amparai have been able to rescue 3 wild elephant calves, roaming in the area.The elephant calves were located from the Maduru... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,580 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
23,723 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,531 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,318 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
321 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
25,812 Views
Top