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Suspect arrested over aiding shooting incident

An individual who has allegedly aided in a shooting incident at Jambugasmulla in Kohuwala was arrested yesterday (30), the Police Media Division (PMD) said.


Shafi case; Kurunegala hospital director complains against CID

Director of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital Sarath Weerabandara has complained against the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)alleging that officers had obstructed his duties when they had come to the hospital to probe the Shafi case on July 3.


Six Indians nabbed with more than two tons of Beedi leaves

Sri Lanka Navy has apprehended six Indian nationals with 2379kgs of Beedi leaves in Northwestern seas yesterday (July 29).


Shafi Case: Acting IG wants K’gala DIG and SSP transferred

The National Police Commission (NPC) has received a request from the Acting Inspector General of Police to transfer the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Kurunegala and the head of the Police Division as they are a hindrance to the on-going investigation in the Shafi case


Shafi case: More drama as Shani complains against Lawyer

The Police Department is complaining against a lawyer who they say has threatened the Director CID SSP Shani Abeysekara over his investigative work in the Dr. Shafi case


Infant twins found murdered in Nintavur house

A pair of 10-month old twins were found allegedly murdered in a house in Nintavur, Sammanthurai of the Ampara District earlier today (29 July)


Lorry-bus collision kills three, injures five

A collision between a bus and a lorry in Wahamalugollewa along the Anuradhapura-Medawachchiya Road left three killed and at least five others critically injured.


Mangala wants criminal charges filed against importers of waste

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera told Parliament today (26 July) that he wants all parties responsible for importing waste containers criminally charged.


TV Channels ordered to provide Rathana tape to Police

The Kurunegala Magistrate has issued a court order directing the Hiru and Derana Television channels to release unedited tapes of the MP Athureliye Rathana Thero allegedly making a threatening statement against a senior CID officer.


Foreign-made firearm and ammunition found in a Defender

A foreign-made firearm along with a magazine with 2 rounds was found in a Defender that was pulled over for inspection by the Weeraketiya police in Yaggasmulla last evening (25 July).


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