Deraniyagala PS Chairman arrested

Deraniyagala PS Chairman arrested

An engineer working on a project done by the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB) lodged a complaint to the Deraniyagala Police about the theft of 477 water meters and several other pieces of equipment.

Initial investigations into the complaint resulted in the arrest of a clerk and driver attached to the project.

Further investigations recovered 8 stolen water meters in the possession of Deraniyagala Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) Chairman on Friday (16).

The Deraniyagala PS chairman is expected to produced before the Avissawella Magistrate’s Court later today (17) under the provisions of the Offences Against Public Property Act.