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Thursday December 8th, 2022

Woman abducted for ransom in northern Sri Lanka rescued by police

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

June 15, 2022 1 min read

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

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).

May 31, 2022 1 min read

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
British National found dead in Sri Lanka in suspected suicide

The victim was a long term resident of Sri Lanka, the police said.

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...

March 3, 2021 1 min read

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...

March 2, 2021 1 min read

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...

February 26, 2021 2 min read

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...

February 17, 2021 1 min read

Sumanthiran’s STF guard withdrawn

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

February 8, 2021 1 min read

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...

February 2, 2021 1 min read

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
January 27, 2021 3 min read

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...

January 20, 2021 3 min read

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...

January 5, 2021 2 min read

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...

December 30, 2020 2 min read
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CID probing alleged theft of explosives from Mawanella quarry

Police are yet to find those responsible for investigations for the alleged theft of a stock of explosives from a rock q...

December 28, 2020 1 min read

Alleged “Baby Farmer” given bail in Moratuwa

A 47-year-old man arrested in Matale for allegedly maintaining ‘baby farms’ was released on conditional bail and two...

December 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka Navy helps seize huge haul of drugs

Law enforcement agencies assisted by the Sri Lanka Navy have seized a massive haul of drugs worth hundreds of millions o...

December 6, 2020 1 min read

HRCSL faults the authorities for the Mahara Prison deaths

Sri Lankan authorities are being faulted by the country’s Human Rights Council for the deaths of eleven inmates at the...

December 5, 2020 3 min read

Activists call for “impartial” probe into Mahara Prison deaths

Human Rights activists are demanding a full and impartial investigation into the death of eleven prisoners at the Mahara...

December 3, 2020 2 min read

Four reported dead after violence at the Mahara Prison

At least four people have reportedly died after Prison officials opened fire after inmates at the Mahara Prison became r...

November 30, 2020 1 min read

Ex-CID Chief Shani Abeysekara being transferred to IDH - Officials

The former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department SSP Shani Abeysekara is being transferred to the Infectious...

November 27, 2020 2 min read

Interpol assistance sought to find the mastermind behind Heroin smuggling - Police

The Sri Lanka Police have sought Interpol assistance to trace the alleged mastermind behind the smuggling of 100 Kg of H...

November 21, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Embassy in Moscow advises Sri Lankans not to fall victim to human trafficking

Sri Lanka’s Embassy in the Russian capital Moscow is warning Sri Lankans not to fall victim to the fake promises of hu...

November 20, 2020 2 min read

Covid 19 outbreak at the Welikada jail probably confined to one Ward – Prison’s Chief

Sri Lankan authorities are conducting mass testing for the Coronavirus in its largest jail after at least two dozen inma...

Arjuna Ranawana
November 7, 2020 3 min read
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