Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* BMW ended up in canal driven by a relative of Minister Kabir Hashim
Sun, Mar 18, 2018, 08:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 18, Colombo: Minister of Higher Education and Highways Kabir Hashim said the BMW car that ended up in a canal at Thalawathugoda in Battaramulla early Saturday morning after crashing into two other cars, was driven by a relative of the Minister.

Issuing a statement the Minister said he noted the media reports on the crash published in some websites and one of the vehicles that involved in the crash was drive by his relative.

However, the Minister stressed that his relative is not a member of his staff and he has no involvement whatsoever in the Minister's political affairs.

According to media reports, the BMW car leaving a nearby night club around 6.00 a.m. on Saturday crashed into two vehicles before plunging into the canal. The two people in the BMW have fled the scene in a three wheeler.

However, there were no casualties reported and the owners of the other two cars have reported the incident to the police.

Thalangama Police have commenced investigations into the incident.

Minister Hashim further emphasized that he will give his maximum support to the police for their investigations.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lankan banks manage capital impact of SLFRS 9
-- [3 hours ago]
Navy arrests two persons with over 900 kg of illegal Beedi leaves
-- [4 hours ago]
Woman arrested in connection with the Moratumulla fatal shooting
-- [4 hours ago]
Japan grants Rs. 15 million for waste collection in Sri Lanka's north
-- [5 hours ago]
Minister Rishad Bathiudeen given additional portfolio of Vocational Training and Skills Development
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan academic named 10th President of Southwest Minnesota State University
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan and Indian gold smugglers nabbed at Sri Lanka airport
Sri Lanka will be able to achieve economic targets in next five years - PM
President observes reduction in spread of kidney disease in Sri Lanka
Human Rights Watch calls for a time-bound plan to hold Sri Lanka to implement UN Commitments

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.