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Arrests made after two dead in Sri Lanka theme park accident

Arrests

Authorities in Sri Lanka have made six arrests after a second person died following a theme park accident this week.

A 13-year-old girl succumbed to injuries sustained when a ferris wheel collapsed at the park in Naiwala.

The girl’s 47-year-old mother has already passed away.

Police in Veyangoda district had opened an investigation and have arrested six people including owner of the theme park.

A manager, the ride operator and three technicians were also detained.

No charges have been publically filed although all will appear at a local magistrates court, local media reported.

source: Travel Mole

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