Geethanjana injured in car accident

Pictures by S. Padmaperuma, Avissawella Corr.

Former Deputy Minister Geethanjana Gunawardena sustained minor injuries and was hospitalised yesterday due to a car accident that occurred at Kosgama on the Awissawella-Colombo main road. Gunawardena was admitted to the Avissawella hospital.

Gunawardena’s car collided with another car bearing WPC AO 1486. The two cars collided near the Mahagedara Hotel in Kosgama.

When the police examined the car which collided with Gunawardena’s car, they had found two parcels of Kerala Ganja weighing around 4 kilograms.

The two passengers in the car carrying Kerala Ganja were taken into custody. The two men aged 28 and 31 are residents of Maligawatta and Thaldoowa.

The arrested were produced before the Awissawella magistrate yesterday. Kosgama police is investigating.

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