Hit-and-run Businessman arrested
Anamaduwa Police arrested a millionaire after causing an accident to the father, mother and daughter of the same family who were travelling on a motorcycle at the Kadurugashandiya area on the Anamaduwa-Thattewa road.
The arrested was a 40-year-old businessman from Peththukulama in Anamaduwa. It has been revealed in investigations that the suspected businessman caused this accident while returning home in a jeep belonging to him under the influence of liquor and fled without helping the injured.
A hospital spokesman said that the mother, father and 14-year-old daughter who were seriously injured in the accident were admitted to the Anamaduwa Base Hospital and were transferred to the Puttalam Base Hospital due to their serious condition.Police said that when Police officers who went to the suspect’s house to arrest him, he obstructed the officers and another team had to arrest the businessman.
After the arrest, the suspect was admitted to the Anamaduwa Base Hospital for medical examination. Although the doctors tried to refer the suspect for breathing tests, he protested against it and behaved in a low manner in the hospital.
Police officers said that they will take a blood sample of this suspect after the Court order. The suspect, who is in Police custody regarding the accident, was scheduled to submit a B report to the Anamaduwa Court on September 17.