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Tuesday November 29th, 2022
Crime

Sri Lanka Customs arrest three Indians suspected of smuggling in jewellery

The total weight of the jewellery was 1,200 grams.

August 20, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka Customs seizes 32 tons of illegal scrap metal

The total market value of the scrap  metal is estimated to be over 15 million Sri Lankan rupees. 

August 18, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka Customs seizes gold biscuits, drugs worth over 450 mn rupees

A statement said 9.5kg gold biscuits and 5kg of cocaine were seized on Wednesday August 17.

August 17, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka police nabs man for making death-threat video using 5-year old son

The mother is employed abroad as a housemaid

August 14, 2022 1 min read
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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."

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.

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
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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.”

Neshella Perera
January 26, 2022 1 min read

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.

Neshella Perera
January 12, 2022 2 min read

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.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
January 11, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka police apprehend teen suspects behind TikTok murder

The suspects are residents of Colombo 15 and Dehiaththakandiya.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
January 5, 2022 2 min read

Teenage boy in Sri Lanka stabbed to death over TikTok video

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

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
January 4, 2022 2 min read

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.

Mahadiya Hamza
December 22, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka police find hand grenade in Colombo private hospital

The grenade has now been disarmed, police said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
September 14, 2021 1 min read

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.

August 23, 2021 1 min read

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
August 13, 2021 2 min read

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
August 2, 2021 2 min read