asked to pay for broken lights
A son of an Opposition MP has been directed by Police to pay for
damages caused to a traffic signal light while he was allegedly
drag-racing on Tuesday night near Alexandra Road.
damages have been estimated at around Rs. 125,000. Mahen Panduka
Wijesekara, son of the former Minister Mahinda Wijesekera was reportedly
driving a yellow Rover mini vehicle bearing number HP WP 1234. Police
claimed they were at the scene of the accident within five minutes.
The former minister's son had denied that he was driving and that
it was his driver's fault. A few hours later the former minister's
son had brought a man who claimed to be the driver.