311 drunk drivers arrested

Monday, 15 April 2013 - 19:23


The Police Media Unit states that 10 persons have succumbed to their injuries due to road accidents which occurred during the past 48 hours.


It notes that these accidents had occurred in the areas of Kekirawa, Anuradhapura, Galle, Hanwella, Ahungalle, Kahatagasdigiliya & Gampaha.


Moreover 311 persons who had driven under the influence of alcohol have been arrested during special raids conducted by police.


According to the PMU these arrests were conducted during the past 48 hours.


It also noted that further raids would be conducted to arrest those who breach the law.


Meanwhile the National Hospital states that compared to last year the number of recorded accidents during this year have increased while it also notes that 480 persons have been admitted to hospital following various accidents.

A 39 year old person dies from a police shoot out
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 6:46

A 39 year old person who obstructed Police duties, during a confrontation in Lunawa, Moratuwa dies following a police shootout. STF have been deployed... Read More

Gazette health guidelines on election - Mahinda Deshapriya
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 6:47

The Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya states that the series of health guidelines issued in connection with the general election should... Read More

Showers in several provinces today
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 6:49

The Meteorological Department states that several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces and in... Read More