The suspect bus driver had been working at the Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka Transport Board Diyasenpura Depot and deployed on the Medirigiriya-Colombo night bus. He is a resident of the Buddhayaya area.
He was apprehended based on a tip-off received by the Medirigiriya Police OIC.
The raid was carried out on the directions of the Polonnaruwa SSP A.G. Dhammika Weerasekara. The arrested suspect is scheduled to be produced before the Hingurakgoda District Court today.
Pics by W.A. Piyatillake – Hingurakgoda Corr.