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The Railway Security Division has arrested 11 men who were traveling in a compartment reserved for women on the Mahawa -Colombo Fort office train this morning. They were accused of unlawfully travelling in reserved compartments. Railway Security Superintendent Anura Premaratne told the Hiru news team that some individuals who were travelling to their offices were among the suspects arrested this morning. Meanwhile the train travel in the Kelani Valley Line which was delayed due to a technical failure of a train has been restored. A slow train traveling from Padukka to Colombo Fort was delayed at 5.30 am today due to a technical fault at the Watareka Railway Station. As a result, all the office trains were delayed, and the train with the technical failure was subsequently transported to the Meegoda train station with the assistance of another train. The Railway Control Room stated that at present all the delayed trains have reached the Colombo Fort railway station.


The Railway Security Division has arrested 11 men who were traveling in a compartment reserved for women on the Mahawa -Colombo Fort office train this... Read More

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