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ID Parade for violent bodyguards

Four men who allegedly attempted to assault the driver of a van on the Kandy Colombo road on Friday, July 19 will face an identification parade on Monday, police said. A video of a squad of men in White shirts in a Defender wagon blocking the way of a passenger van and then alighting to […]


Former Magistrate indicted for possessing Elephant

The former Additional Magistrate for Colombo Thilina Gamage and four others have bee n indicted in the High Court of Colombo for illegally possessing an Elephant calf.


Bonds scam: indictments served, 7 accused granted bail

The Attorney General has asked the Permanent Trial-at-Bar hearing the Bonds Commission case to issue an arrest warrant against the former Governor of the Central Bank Arjuna Mahendran.


Shafi case; Journalists want Kurunegala Magistrate investigated

Sri Lanka Young Journalists Association (SLYJA) is seeking an investigation into the conduct of the Kurunegala Magistrate Sampath Hewawasam in the case of Senior House officer of Kurunegala Teaching Hospital Dr Segu Shihabdeen Mohamed Shafi.


AG orders two senior officials arrested over Avant Garde case

Police have been instructed to immediately arrest two senior officials charged in the Avant Garde illegal floating Armoury case and produce them before a Magistrate.


Four nabbed for possession of 290 detonators in Piliyandala

Four people are in custody for allegedly having 290 electric detonators in a house in Hedigama, Piliyandala.


Islandwide Special operation to nab drunk drivers-Police

Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara says that a special operation to arrest drunk drivers is being carried out islandwide.


Father and daughter die in train accident at Wadurawa

A father and his 11-year-old daughter were after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a Colombo Fort-bound train at an unprotected railway crossing in Wadurawa, Veyangoda this morning (15).


Foreigner arrested for Rs. 2mn financial fraud

A Bangladeshi national accused of financial fraud to the tune of Rs. 2 million was taken into police custody in Narammala yesterday.


Fishing vessel carrying 60kg of narcotics seized off Southern coast

The Navy seized an unidentified fishing vessel in the Southern seas yesterday (11 July) with 60 kilograms of narcotics onboard.


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