Thursday, December 5, 2013

Two Engine Drivers Were Suspended Over A Running Of A Train Engine Without Them

The Services of  a engine driver and  assistant  driver attach to the  Sri Lanka Railways Department  have been suspended with  immediate effect following the  run of a Train Engine from Dematagoda To Mount Lavinia  without a driver this morning.the train engine was automatically started running at 1.45 a.m this morning and it went up to Mount Lavinia with the speed of 10 kilo meters per hour Railway Department sources have said.

The Railway Authorities finally stopped this engine
by derailing it .no one was hurt due to this incident according to the  authorities.

Meanwhile Engine Drivers have launched a strike this evening protesting against the service suspension of a engine driver and his assistant for the running of Train Engine without them.According to Railway Drivers Union the two drivers driving the engine stopped the engine and  handed over the engine  keys   to the Railway Officers who are in charge yesterday night."so the officials who have taken the keys of the engine are the ones who are responsible for this incident not the drivers " a union official said.

A Company Changing Expiry Date Lables Of Phramaceutical Packages Was Raided

The Police with the assistance of Health Officials have today(05)raided a private company located in  Nawala Area where the expiry dates of Pharmaceutical Products are being  changed.during the raid officials have found 4814 boxes of Hydrosone Oinment  and 10,000 other empty boxes which changes made to the expiry dates.

The Private Company which was raided is situated at Kirimandala Mawatha,Nawala and known as imported drugs to Sri Lanka.when the Panadura-Walana Anti Vice Squad and Medical Supplies Division Officials raided the company two employees of the company
have been engaged in pasting expiry date changing labels in Pharmaceutical product packages sources said.

Police Investigations on the incident are on and legal action is due to be taken against three directors and two employees attach to the raided company police sources said.

A Large Quantity Of Hidden Milk Powder Packs Found From A Private Ware House

For a  Consecutive second day Consumer Affairs Authority has today(05)found 257,658 Packets of 400 Gramme Milk Powder stored at  a private ware house in Seeduwa area.the  authorities believed the stock of milk powder packs Worth Rs.80 million were hidden in stores instead of releasing to the market may be  with the aim of  creating an artificial milk powder shortage in the market.

During the raids the Consumer Affairs Authority has yesterday(04)  recovered 13.5 tonnes of Milk Powder and 540 boxes of 25 gramme Milk Powder hidden in a Milk Powder Factory at  Welisara Area.

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