Police have attributed a majority of recent shootings to underworld activity or drug trafficking.
Suspects attempted to go through Green Channel - Customs
"Nearly 50 buses were burnt down. We informed the the police chief several times."
The suspects along with petrol and the vehicles used for the illegal act were handed over to the Kalpitiya Police.
The Navy suspects the drugs were manufactured overseas.
"We have arrested about one ton of heroin this year."
The total weight of the jewellery was 1,200 grams.
The total market value of the scrap metal is estimated to be over 15 million Sri Lankan rupees.
A statement said 9.5kg gold biscuits and 5kg of cocaine were seized on Wednesday August 17.
The mother is employed abroad as a housemaid
The victim was a long term resident of Sri Lanka, the police said.
Protesters have called for another massive protest to oust Ranil Wickremesinghe on August 9
Previously, the body of an 18-year-old residing in Pannipitiya was found by the Galle Face beach.
The suspects had attempted to sell gold-plated brass curtain sockets from the President’s House.
The accused, a 31-year-old male from Polonnaruwa, is to be produced in court on Monday July 18.
Protestors had gathered outside Wickremesinghe's residence on 5th Lane, Colombo, demanding his resignation.
The official had been attacked by an unknown assailant around 2.45am on Monday July 04, police said.
The death resulted in a mass breakout of over 700 prisoners from the rehab centre
The four injured persons are currently recuperating at the Wellawaya Hospital.
The recipient of the parcel was apprehended when he came forward to clear the parcel.
The Police Special Task Force has arrested the woman following a tip received by Mannar police
The suspects were produced in the High Court of Vavuniya on Tuesday.
Five people have been shot dead just in the last four days
The Ministry of Education said the incident had taken place last Wednesday (25).
The suspect had also joined the search party.
Twenty-two statements have been recorded thus far, but no suspects have been arrested yet, police said.