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* Sri Lankan Deputy Minister accused of using forged vehicle number plate
Wed, Jun 11, 2014, 11:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police are to seek the Attorney General's advice to take legal action against a Deputy Minister for using a vehicle that had a fake number.

The Police conducting an investigation regarding an attack against a police officer who is on duty in the Southern Expressway had learnt that the speeding vehicle of the Deputy Minister had a forged vehicle number plate.

Deputy Minister of Cooperatives and Internal Trade Hemal Gunasekara is accused of attacking the policeman several days after the policeman delivered a spot fine to the driver of the vehicle carrying the Deputy Minister.

However, the investigations regarding the incident has taken a new turn with the revelation that the number the vehicle was bearing was fake.

The number plate of the vehicle had a garage number which had not been issued by the Motor Traffic Department.

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