Jehan Mubarak arrested following fatal crash
Cricketer Jehan Mubarak has been taken into custody over his suspected involvement in a fatal traffic accident on the Chilaw-Colombo main road in Maikkulam, police said.
One person was killed and another injured after a head-on collision between a Defender vehicle and a motorcycle at around 2.00pm today (22) in Maikkulam.
The Land Rover Defender was driven by Sri Lankan cricketer Jehan Mubarak at the time of the accident, police said adding that he had been returning from a visit to the Wilpattu National Park, along with a group of foreigners.
The deceased, Pradeep Kumara, and the injured, M.P. Marcus, are both residents of Wathuwatta and were traveling on a motorcycle on their way to a New Year festival ‘Aluth Avurudu Uthsawaya’ in Chilaw.
Following the collision Marcus was rushed to the Chilaw Hospital and later transferred to the Colombo National Hospital for further treatment.
Police said both the Defender vehicle and its driver have been taken into custody while a team led by Chilaw Traffic OIC Sub-inspector E.M. Ekanayake is handling investigations.
American-born Sri Lankan cricketer Mubarak made his Test debut in July 2002 against Bangladesh. However, he currently plays club cricket mostly as he has not been picked for the national squad for a long period.
In September 2009 he captained and guided Sri Lankan domestic champions Wayamba to the Champions League in India.
Courtesy: Ada Derana
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Arresting is good. Law is law for everyone.
Law is not for everyone,just for civilians of sri lanka.if the law precisely come in to actions then the government has to announce its general election in very short time in order to set a new cabinet.
THE PEOPLE WHO CAN UNDERSTAND THIS, KNOWS THE MEANS OF IT.
You are such an arrogant ass. How is it that evry single incidnet that happens in Sri Lanka hasa political agenda. Stio beeing so negative. It is asses like you who are giving Sri Lanka a bad name and hindering the progress of the country.
This is commendable action by SL Police Force. It can be difficult to prove manslaughter in a traffic accident; often it is very difficult to assign fault.
The IGP should carefully monitor this case as big bucks usually flow when high profile influential people behave badly.
Driving offences leading to manslaughter should be non-bailable. Hope the suspect been tested for alcohol and/or drugs.
The Law will Not effect everyone at same level…!!!
That’s a Home Truth found by The Buddha…!
The money/ biasness/ fear/ favour/anger & such things could effect on the law. There’s no SAINTS in any government of this wild world. That’s so Anywhere in the world in past, present & future..! This’s a wild world & no one can escape of. So this Muba might be Lbw or hit wicket….
So ashiq..! You MIND that nowhere the law is law for everyone in this world. Your NARROW mind only see around yourself & you’ve not seen the outer world. Tell me anywhere in this world if there’s law for everyone at same level.! And don’t be a blind fool who point finger at where you stepped on yourself comfortably….!
Maybe Ashiq is referring to Sharia Law; the Tamil terrors have their own law as well, Desavalamai.
Ashiq, there is no Sharia law in Dambulla. From where did the Muslims get to Dambulla anyway?
And Ashiq don’t be just a joker who spitting on your own face.
How do you fool man condemn this great srilanka while you being a bug-like here..?
Do you know how’s the situation of muslim countries..? If you go to pakistan even if as a transit passenger, then you’ll lose your underwear also, if you have one…! Are you wearing cloths also to blame to this great land..?
In Saudi arabia they provide a different id for non muslims to care differently for. If a buddhist one caught by Saudi Arabian police, then they throw his Id on the floor & step on it & spit on it too…! That’s how the f..king law of muslim countries…!
But you blind fool buru man blaming here while benefitting all facilities of srilanka.
Anyway we need to make free our Ears from the loudspeaker Shouting of “allahuakbar” few times daily…! You may shout anything inside & not disturbing others or not polluting by sound..! Muslims are violating human rights by troubling ears of people with aggressive unpleasent shouting daily..!
I agreee with Amden. There is terrible discrimination of non-muslims in muslim countries. Recenetly. I went to Oman and Saudi Arabia. The 1st discrimination was the I was a non-muslim and the 2nd, was that I was a Sri Lankan!
If the tamil terrors are living there, they will look for a VP and suicide jackets to fight for “Ealam”.
The arab Immigration Officer in the Airport used my passport to cover his nose when he was sneezing!
The hotel in Saudi denied bed linen to my room because as the room boy said “once you use the sheets they cannot be used again” !!!!
Brother Ashiq, c’mon man, stop being muslim and become a ‘Sri Lankan’.
These evil minorities have wrongly taken our Sinhalese fairness & endurance..!
That’s why these 3% tamils asked 50/50 ruling of this country in 1948. What a hell greedyness of these evil creatures…?
Agree with Amden. The tamil terrors and the muslim tail waggers are always demanding more than their fair share of the national wealth. The right thing to do was to confine remnant LTT rump to Menik Farn forever. It is only Rajapaksa Mahinda’s and Rajapaksa Goatabhaya’s kindness that allowed the tamil terrors to return their “homelands”. The Thambiya’s are good at encroaching into land under the guise of trading all over the place. The Rajapaksa regime will end this unhealthy trends in its second term.