Two Police Officers Killed in a Car Crash



Two Police Officers died in a fatal accident in pitipana area .

On 29th October 2016 at about 08.30 PM these two police officers were heading towards Ja-ela for an official activity while they met with this tragedy. A Motor Car which came towards Negombo in a very high speed hit the police officers Motor bike and caused death to the officers. After investigations police has found evidence to prove that the driver of the motor vehicle has been heavily drunk and loosed control of his vehicle due to the speed.

The suspect, Harsha Indrajith Waduge who was driving the motor vehicle has been arrested and remanded until 11th October 2016 by the acting Magistrate K .G. Gunadasa on 30th October 2016.

Below are some of the Images of the Incident.



The police officers who faced this accident served the Traffic division of Negombo Police Station. Namely, Ashoka Lalith Yasanayaka, a 39 year old father of two children aged 13 and 07 years respectively who lived in Anamaduwa and S. M. Saminda Bandara, a 32 year old Father of two small children aged 02 and 01 years lived in Dankotuwa.


late Police Officer, Ashok Lalith Yasanayaka was a very famous Police officer within School Children as well as the general public. However we can only say that ” We lost Two of the great police officers to Negombo Police Traffic Division”.

May You Both Rest In Peace
Deepest Condolences from Negombo Today


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