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Removal of posters, banners and cutouts cost Rs 60 million to date -Police

It has cost the authorities Rs. 60 million to date to remove posters, banners and cutouts promoting canddiates so far, the police spokesman said.

AG instructs police to arrest former MP Jaya Sri Ranga

Attorney General Dappula de Livera has instructed police today (16 Oct) to arrest the former parliamentarian and talk show host Sri Ranga Jeyaratnam aka Jaya Sir Ranga and 6 others including police officers over a fatal accident that took place in Vavuniya in 2011.

Cops interdicted for spreading unverified info

Two police officers attached to the Fort Police Station was interdicted yesterday (9 Oct) with regard to a statement issued to several hotels in Colombo based on unverified information pertaining to National Security.

One hit and killed by an army vehicle

A probable mendicant was hit and killed by a van belonging to the Sri Lanka Army in Egodauyana yesterday (24 Sept).

Eight police officer interdicted over corruption

Eight police officers including a Sub-Inspector (SI) who were serving in the divisional anti-corruption unit attached to Chilaw Police have been interdicted, the Police Media Division said.

Two drown in Galkiriyagama canal

Two men bathing in a canal in Galkiriyagama drowned yesterday afternoon (08), the Police Media Division (PMD) said.

Two cops in hot pursuit shot in Akuressa

Two police officers on duty on the Akuressa-Thibbatuwawa road were shot by an unidentified gunman earlier today (06), the Police Media Division (PMD) said.

Police detaining women wearing clothes with “Buddha” imagery

Women’s activists are angry and exasperated by police detaining women wearing sarees or dresses with the images of Hindu Deities on them.

Masked gunmen kill two in Hanwella.

Two individuals were shot and killed by two unidentified gunmen inside a house at Pahathgama in Hanwella last night (25 Aug).

Welikada chief jailor murder: Second suspect nabbed

A second person suspected of aiding and abetting in the murder of the chief jailor at the Welikada Prison Training School was arrested in Hikkaduwa yesterday (22 August).

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