Kusal Mendis Arrested 26 year old Rising Star of SriLanka has been arrested!
The 25-year-old has thus far featured in 146 games for Sri Lanka. © AFP
Kusal Mendis, the Sri Lankan cricketer, has been arrested for running over a 64-year old man on a cycle, who eventually succumbed to his injuries and gave up the ghost . The incident happened in Panadura, south of Colombo, early Sunday (July 5) morning. Mendis’s SUV has also been taken into police custody.
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SSP Jaliya Senaratne, the police spokesperson, confirmed the news of Mendis’ arrest. Mendis has already been attended to by a doctor for an examination and can be produced before an area magistrate within the next 48 hours.
The 25-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who has represented Sri Lanka in 44 Tests, 76 ODIs and 26 T20Is, was a part of the Sri Lankan squad that underwent a training camp in Pallekele earlier within the week.