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* Sri Lankan President's brother arrested for fatal road accident
Sun, Sep 10, 2017, 12:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 10, Colombo: A brother of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has been arrested by the Polonnaruwa Police in connection with a road accident that killed a motor cyclist and his pillion rider in the wee hours of Saturday.

The suspect Nanasiri Pagnaratne Sirisena, known as Lal Sirisena has fled the scene after his car collided with the motor cycle but later surrendered to the Polonnaruwa police and identified himself as the driver of the car.

The Polonnaruwa Magistrate Court remanded the suspect until September 11 when he was produced in the court.

The police identified the two people killed as two brothers L. M. U. J. M. Buddadasa (59) and L. M. U. J. M. Jayaratne Banda (44). They were residents of Hingurakgoda.

Police said the elder brother was a kidney patient and had undergone dialysis at the Polonnaruwa hospital and the younger brother was taking him home.

The two victims succumbed to their injuries after being admitted to the Polonnaruwa Hospital.

 

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