Beggar who was killed in accident had Rs.135,000, five bank pass books | Sri Lanka News

A beggar who died in an accident on the Puttalam-Chillaw road over the weekend had been in possession of cash amounting to Rs.135,000 and had pass books of five bank accounts under his name, police said.

The deceased was identified as Kadireshan Palamurugan (49) of Udappuwa area who had been knocked down by a motorcycle on Saturday (05) at Anavilundawa on Puttlam-Chilaw raod.

He had been admitted to the Anavilundawa divisional hospital and transferred to Chilaw general hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.

Police said they searched his bag to find Rs.135,000 in cash and the bank pass books of his accounts valued at Rs.47,000.

Investigations revealed that he had been surviving as a beggar for several years.

Acting OIC Arachchikattuwa Police IP N.Kirthipala is conducting investigations into the accident. (Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe)

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