Kinniya UC chairman remanded over fatal ferry capsize

DM | Published: 4:28 PM Nov 25 2021
Local Kinniya UC chairman remanded over fatal ferry capsize

The Chairman of the Kinniya Urban Council, S.H.M. Nalem, has been remanded till 09 December on a charge of being responsible for the fatal ferry capsize in Kinniya, Trincomalee.

He was produced before court upon being arrested earlier today (25).

Police had arrested the owner of the ferry and two of its operators yesterday, who have also been remanded until 08 December.

Earlier today, shop-owners in Kinniya town staged a hartal to protest the tragic incident, demanding justice for the six lives that were lost and the several others who were injured.



DM | Published: 4:28 PM Nov 25 2021

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