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Friday January 28th, 2022
Crime

Body found on Bambalapitiyia beach, Sri Lanka, still not identified

“The postmortem was done yesterday, and the cause of the death has yet to be determined.”

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Sri Lanka police identify two out of three bodies found in one day

Bodies were found in Bambalapitiya, Wellawatte and Kolonnawa, all densely populated areas.

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Sri Lankan woman dies after jumping out of CID building while in custody

The woman, allegedly from the Kottawa area, had been evading arrest since 2017, police said.

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Sri Lanka police apprehend teen suspects behind TikTok murder

The suspects are residents of Colombo 15 and Dehiaththakandiya.

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Teenage boy in Sri Lanka stabbed to death over TikTok video

The victim was attacked Monday (03) on Madampitiya Lane in Grandpass, Colombo,

14-year-old girl in Sri Lanka beaten to death over purported teen romance

The girl was allegedly beaten to death by her father and uncle over a purported romantic relationship.

Sri Lanka police find hand grenade in Colombo private hospital

The grenade has now been disarmed, police said.

Chanka Jayasinghe

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Prison doctor claims Sri Lanka MP Rishad Bathuideen threatened his life

Both the prisons department and the police will independently investigate the incident, said Ekanayake.

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Sri Lanka police nab man for siphoning off money from 14-y-o child's brain surgery fund

The crime is suspected to be the work of an organised group, police said.

Chanka Jayasinghe

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Third ex domestic aide at Sri Lanka MP's residence alleges sexual assault

Statements have been recorded from seven women who had worked at the Bathuideen residence as domestic aides.

Chanka Jayasinghe

2 min read

Sri Lanka police arrest woman with six billion rupees in five bank accounts

The suspect was arrested under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Imesh Ranasinghe

1 min read

Sri Lanka police to nab child porn uploaders; 18,000 images, videos posted in five weeks

“Even uploading pornographic material of foreign origin is a crime,” said Rohana.

Imesh Ranasinghe

1 min read

Death of teen domestic aide: Sri Lanka MP's family members to be produced in court

"Our intention is to carry out a sharp investigation," police spokesman SDIG Ajith Rohana said.

Imesh Ranasinghe

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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.

Imesh Ranasinghe

2 min read

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.

Imesh Ranasinghe

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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).

Imesh Ranasinghe

2 min read

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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

Imesh Ranasinghe

2 min read

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

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

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

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

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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

1 min read

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

8 min read

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