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* Sri Lanka police arrest Russian couple for riding a motorcycle on the expressway
Fri, Feb 14, 2014, 12:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Expressway traffic police have arrested a Russian couple for riding a motorcycle on the Southern Expressway. Motorcycles are not permitted on the expressway.

According to the police, the couple has entered the expressway from the still un-finished Matara -Pinnaduwa section of the Southern Expressway which is not open for the public yet.

The couple was heading towards Colombo when the police arrested them on Thursday.

The Traffic police have handed over the couple to the Akmeemana police and they have been produced before the Galle Additional Magistrate

The Magistrate has ordered to release the couple with a Rs. 100,000 bail. They have been ordered to appear in Court on February 17.

The owner of the motorcycle had also been ordered to appear in courts on February 17.

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