Man who ran into couple on motorcycle sentenced to 15 years in prison

46-year-old Tira resident Basem Khaskiye was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for causing death by negligence, Army Radio reported. Two years ago, Khaskiye crossed a white line while attempting to overtake a horse and cart near Kalansuwa and ran into a couple riding on a motorcycle. The couple died as a result of the accident.