Mahara Magistrate today (18) released on bail popular artist Jananath Warakagoda who was in remanded custody over an accident in which a woman was killed at Kirillawela.
He was released on a LKR 10,000 cash bail and two bonds of LKR 200,000.
Jananath Warakagoda was arrested on March 12 and remanded till March 18, after a 62-year-old woman was knocked down on the pedestrian crossing on the Kandy-Colombo Main Road at Kirillawela in Kadawatha.
In recent times there has been an increase in such incidents. The police has constantly been advising motorists to be vigilant of the surroundings and requested the public to follow pedestrian laws.