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Tuesday November 29th, 2022
Crime

Sri Lanka's private bus owners go to UNHRC, EU over unpaid arson compensation

"Nearly 50 buses were burnt down. We informed the the police chief several times."

August 25, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka Navy seizes petrol hoard worth 900,000 rupees

The suspects along with petrol and the vehicles used for the illegal act were handed over to the Kalpitiya Police.

August 22, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka Navy seizes smuggled medicines worth 4.5m rupees

The Navy suspects the drugs were manufactured overseas.

August 22, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka Navy seizes Kerala cannabis worth 65 mn rupees in Jaffna

"We have arrested about one ton of heroin this year."

August 21, 2022 2 min read
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Woman found shot dead in Sri Lanka main opposition party office in Kegalle

Police have attributed a majority of recent shootings to underworld activity or drug trafficking.

Sri Lanka Customs seizes Rs.16 mln worth illegal cigarettes; five arrested

Suspects attempted to go through Green Channel - Customs

Sri Lanka protestor arrested with 50 tear gas canisters

The accused, a 31-year-old male from Polonnaruwa, is to be produced in court on Monday July 18.

Dulya de Silva
July 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe's private residence set on fire

Protestors had gathered outside Wickremesinghe's residence on 5th Lane, Colombo, demanding his resignation.

July 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka local government official stabbed to death

The official had been attacked by an unknown assailant around 2.45am on Monday July 04, police said.

Neshella Perera
July 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka arrests four military personnel in connection with rehab centre death

The death resulted in a mass breakout of over 700 prisoners from the rehab centre

Dulya de Silva
July 3, 2022 2 min read

Row at Sri Lanka fuel queue leaves four injured: police

The four injured persons are currently recuperating at the Wellawaya Hospital.

Dulya de Silva
June 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Customs nabs 136 mn rupee worth haul of meth: police

The recipient of the parcel was apprehended when he came forward to clear the parcel.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
June 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka arrests woman with 26kg of Kerala Cannabis in North

The Police Special Task Force has arrested the woman following a tip received by Mannar police

Dulya de Silva
June 19, 2022 1 min read

Woman abducted for ransom in northern Sri Lanka rescued by police

The suspects were produced in the High Court of Vavuniya on Tuesday.

Neshella Perera
June 15, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka sees a sharp rise in day-light robbery amid drug-traffic allegations

Five people have been shot dead just in the last four days

Neshella Perera
June 7, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka exam invigilator accused of molesting female student arrested

The Ministry of Education said the incident had taken place last Wednesday (25).

Dulya de Silva
May 31, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka police arrests father of three over 9-year old's murder

The suspect had also joined the search party.

May 31, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's police, CID, NCPA probing nine-year-old's murder, no arrests yet

Twenty-two statements have been recorded thus far, but no suspects have been arrested yet, police said.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
May 30, 2022 1 min read

Shootout in Colombo, Sri Lanka, leaves one dead, one injured

Police said the motive and the perpetrators have yet to be identified.

Dulya de Silva
May 30, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka police arrest four suspects over Black Monday mob attacks on MPs

"They will be produced to the court on Friday (27)" Thalduwa said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lankan police arrested 117 over May 09 violence

The CID has also arrested 25 with regard to attack against protesters at Galle Face - police spokesman

May 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka police arrest suspects linked to murder of top minister's driver

The group had attacked the 41-year-old victim with a club and also stabbed him with a sharp object.

Neshella Perera
March 22, 2022 2 min read

Man stabbed to death in fuel queue in Sri Lanka; third fuel queue death in 48 hours

The victim sustained multiple injuries and was rushed to the Wathupitiwala Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
March 21, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka police arrest guardians who chose prayers over meds for sick son who died

Initial investigations have also revealed that the child was suffering from low blood sugar since birth.

Neshella Perera and Chanka Jayasinghe
February 10, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka Customs seizes cannabis, cocaine worth 19 million rupees

The parcels had been sent from the Netherlands, Canada and the United States.

Neshella Perera
February 9, 2022 1 min read

Police after motorcyclists who shot drug running ambulance in Sri Lanka

The driver who was smuggling drugs and the ambulance assistant who acted as an accomplice were also arrested.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
February 7, 2022 1 min read