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Police and forces dealing with issues efficiently – Karu

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is saying that the Sri Lanka Police is facing grave new challenges and dealing with them efficiently and in a competent manner.


Ten more cases against Gotabaya in the US – AP report

Ten more people have filed lawsuits in the United States against Gotabaya Rajapaksa alleging that forces under his command tortured them in Sri Lanka between 2008 and 2015 when he was Secretary to the Ministry of Defense, the Associated Press reported today.


Muslim envoys urge Sirisena to safeguard Muslim community

Envoys from the Organization of Islam Countries (OIC) are urging President Maithripala Sirisena to ensure the safety of the Muslim community in the face of hate speeches uttered by senior politicians and the clergy.


PSC probing Easter attacks not ‘political theatre’ – Harshana

The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks is not political theatre, Gampaha district UNP parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna said, responding to comments made by President Sirisena earlier this week.


Parliamentary probe a “political drama” – Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena is calling the Parliamentary Select Committee probing the Easter Sunday attacks a “political drama.”


Shafi case: FR petition filed today

Lawyers for Dr Shafi Shihabdeen who is at the centre of the controversy regarding the alleged sterilization of women patients filed a Fundamental Rights application on his behalf today before the Supreme Court.


Ranil to testify before PSC

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will testify before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks and his appearance will be open to Media


PSC hearings will be closed to media when sensitive matters are discussed

The media will be not allowed in to cover hearings of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks when sensitive matters are discussed, Parliamentary sources say.


UK Security experts in Sri Lanka this week

A delegation of Protective Security Experts from the UK, including experts from London’s Metropolitan Police Service, is in Sri Lanka this week, British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, James Dauris said.


Five Easter terror suspects brought back from Dubai

Five suspects arrested in Dubai for allegedly being involved in the Easter Sunday attacks were brought back to Sri Lanka today (14), Police Media Spokesman Ruwan Gunesekara said.


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