Brothers killed in Padhiyathalawa

Brothers killed in Padhiyathalawa

Brothers killed in Padhiyathalawa

Written by Staff Writer

14 Apr, 2015 | 11:35 am

Two persons were killed when they were intentionally run over by a lorry in Padiyatalawa.

Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that the victims were two brothers, aged 28 and 29 years old.

The Police say that an altercation that arose between two groups was reported at around 10:30PM on Monday night in the Kehelulla area which comes under the purview of the Padiyathalawa Police Division.

The Police added that following the altercation, a member from one of the groups had driven a lorry belonging to them and run over three persons from the other group, causing injuries to the three of them.

ASP Gunasekara said that two of the injured persons were pronounced dead upon admission to the Padiyathalawa Hospital and that the driver of the lorry has been arrested.

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