Dec 27, 2020

Arrested men, not Derana employees? (Video) Featured

A video of police arresting two intoxicated persons in a van bearing the logo of the 'Derana' media station is making rounds on social media.

The incident had taken place yesterday (26) in Mattakkuliya.

It is said that the two persons in the van were under the influence of alcohol at the time of arrest.

However, 'Derana' states that the arrested persons are not employees of the media station and the van was merely a vehicle hired by them.

It adds that the van and the persons were not on an official duty when it was seized by the police.