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Monks attack Methodist evangelist in Mahiyanganaya

The Methodist Church has accused three Buddhist monks of attacking an evangelist student in Mahiyanganaya on Sunday (4).


Fear in Mirigama and Pallewela as illicit liquor takes lives

The Criminal Investigation Department has taken over the probe into multiple fatal poisoning from illicit liquor in the Pallewela and Mirigama area, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara told reporters today 5 Aug.


Six people in hospital following a clash in Wellawatte.

Six people including three police officers admitted to hospital following a brawl.


Driver’s carelessness caused Waskaduwa multiple fatality accident – Police

Police investigating yesterday collision at Waskaduwa that left six dead say the SLTB Bus driver's carelessness caused the head-on collision.


Rs. 68bn generated through fines – Excise Dept

The Excise Department has collected fines totalling Rs. 68 billion this year in 24,150 raids of illicit brewers carried out across the country.


Warrants against Senadipathi and Fernando issued

The Colombo High Court today issued arrest warrants against Nissanka Senadipathi and Palitha Fernando as they did not appear before court over the case filed against them for allegedly giving and accepting a bribe of Rs. 35.5 million in connection with the floating armoury of Avant Garde Maritime Services.


Top Cops transfer out of Kurunegala stopped

Less than a day after the National Police Commission (NPC) agreed to transfer two senior police officers out of the Kurunegala area on the request of the Acting Inspector General of Police Chandana Wickremeratne, the NPC has decided to stall the move.


Shafi case: Two top cops to be moved out of Kurunegala

The National Police Commission (NPC) will inform the Acting Inspector General of Police Chandana Wickremeratne today that they have approved the transfer of two top Police officers from the Kurunegala area because they are allegedly interfering in the investigations into the Shafi case.


Navy seizes another haul of beedi leaves

The Navy has seized 50 kilogrammes of beedi leaves in search operations carried out in the Kachchativu Island off Jaffna and elsewhere in the Northern seas yesterday (31 July).


Watch out for fraudsters, Fin Min warns Enterprise SL loan applicants

The Ministry of Finance today (31) issued a statement warning of organised fraudsters attempting to swindle Enterprise Sri Lanka-loan applicants.


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