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* Sri Lanka's former Test cricketer pays compensations for the accident victims
Mon, Apr 23, 2012, 07:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 23, Chilaw: Sri Lanka's Magistrate of Chilaw today released the former Test cricket player Jehan Mubarak under conditions and a personal surety of Rs. two million after he was arrested by the Police for his involvement in a fatal accident that killed one and severely injured another.

The 31-year-old player had driven the Land Rover Defender vehicle that collided head-on with a motorcycle at Mailankulama on Puttalam - Colombo highway Sunday afternoon when he was returning from Wilpattu National Wildlife Park with a group of foreign and local visitors.

One of the motorcycle riders was killed and the other was hospitalized with severe injuries sustained in the collision.

The deceased, Pradeep Kumara, and the injured, M.P. Marcus, were both residents of Wathuwatta.

Mubarak has agreed to pay Rs. 600,000 to the dependents of the deceased and Rs. 400,000 to the injured person. He has paid a part of the compensation today.

American born Mubarak's passport was surrendered and he was ordered to appear in Chilaw police on each Sunday.



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