The police have arrested a drunken bus driver near the Lipton roundabout in the morning.
According to the Police Media Unit the police personnel who were on traffic duty have stopped the bus as it was traveling in an obstructive way and they have found that the driver was drunk.
The bus was traveling towards Homagama from Pettah on 138 route and it had been taken into custody at round 07.50 a.m in the Cinnamon Garden police division. The police said that there were around 50 passengers in the bus.
The suspect has been identified as a 46-year-old resident of Angoda.
He had been produced before the Aluthkade magistrate and ordered to pay a fine of Rs 7500. His driving license has also been suspended for six moths.