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Sunday July 25th, 2021
Crime

Death of former Sri Lanka MP’s 16-y-o domestic aide: Police arrest MP's wife, in-laws

A 64-year-old suspect who had brought the girl to work at the former minister’s residence was also arrested.

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Another teenage girl sexually exploited in Sri Lanka; police say father among perps

Poice said investigations have revealed that a total of 10 people had abused the 13-year-old victim.

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Sri Lanka police arrest 41 including one of their own with links to online sex-trafficking ring

The police media division said the latest suspect who is a resident in Negombo was arrested on Monday (12).

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Thirty-two including Maldivian arrested in Sri Lanka for sex-trafficking 15-year-old online

The Maldivian national had paid for the underage girl’s services, while a hotel manager had provided a room

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Sri Lanka police warn of extortion racket targeting Easter bombings "suspects"

“This is being carried out by criminals or and certain prison inmates"

Killing of suspects in police custody: Sri Lanka Bar Association calls for investigation

Such deaths will tarnish Sri Lanka’s image, the BASL said.

Alleged Sri Lankan gang leader killed in police shooting; inquiry under way

This is the second time this week an alleged underworld leader was killed while in police custody

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Highway highjinks: Five Akurana residents under arrest

The four young men who brazenly stuck their torsos out of a moving vehicle on the southern expressway last Saturday (10)...

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Highway highjinks: Police track down miscreants

Police has tracked down the owner of a car that was being driven recklessly on the southern expressway last Saturday (10...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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India intercepts Sri Lankan fishing boat carrying 300kg of high grade heroin

Indian authorities seized a Sri Lankan fishing vessel carrying 300kg of heroin worth USD 408 million, five AK-47 rifles ...

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Police arrest journalist who claimed he was assaulted

The Police are accusing free-lance Journalist Sujeewa Gamage of cooking up the story that he was abducted and assaulted ...

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RaviK, Aloysius and five others remanded over alleged Bonds Scam

Former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and seven others have been remanded by the Special High Court hearing the alle...

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Sri Lanka's Drug menace needs a new approach

Crime surrounding the increased use of hard drugs in Sri Lanka is a major societal and law and order concern, but are we...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Police investigating journalist’s claim he was abducted and assaulted

Police Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) is probing an allegation by journalist Sujeewa Gamage, a web journalist who says he...

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Swiss Embassy employee indicted under Penal Code

Garnier Francis, the Swiss Embassy employee has been indicted under the Penal Code by the High Court for allegedly provi...

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Peliyagoda Police assault: AG orders all Cops involved arrested

Attorney General Dappula de Livera has ordered the Police to arrest all the police officers allegedly involved in the as...

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Headless body case: Main suspect Cop commits suicide

A Sub-Inspector of Police working at the Buttala Police station is suspected to be the killer of the 30-year old woman w...

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No more clues about headless girl found on Dam Street

The headless body that was found last evening in an abandoned travel bag in Dam Street, Colombo has not been taken for p...

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Minister Weerasekere orders interdiction of cops who assaulted law student at Peliyagoda police

Public Security Minister Adm. (Ret) Sarath Weerasekara has ordered the interdiction of a group of Police officers who al...

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Police nab gang repackaging expired jumbo peanuts

Police have nabbed a group repackaging expired packets of jumbo peanuts into packets with a new expiry date printed on t...

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Sumanthiran’s STF guard withdrawn

“No reason to withdraw security has been given to me,” the TNA MP told reporters

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Police probing Settikulam incident where a civilian is injured in encounter with troops

Police are investigating an incident where a civilian sustained injuries in an incident involving troops on patrol in th...

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Political victimization commission releasing criminals – Vijitha Herath

National Peoples’ Power (NPP) is accusing the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into political victimization (PCOI) o...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Doctor allegedly assaulted by Shaman Dhammika Bandara of Covid potion fame

Police say a complaint by a doctor from the Peradeniya hospital that he was assaulted by Dhammika Bandara and his associ...

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Police rule out extremism in the attack on Mawanella Buddha statue

Police are ruling out any extremism or terrorism associated with the minor attack on a Buddha statue in Hingula, Mawanel...

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Fear that ethnic tensions may be sparked in Mawanella

Activists fear that unknown persons are attempting to stoke ethnic tensions in Mawanella similar to the incident in Dece...

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