The Attorney General’s Department will take steps to expedite the cases of those arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), said Minister of Prison Reforms, Resettlement and Rehabilitation D. M. Swaminathan today. The Minister addressing the National Prisoners Day celebrations held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute explained that the...
Former Petroleum Industries Deputy Minister and former Chairman of Development Lotteries Board (DLB) Sarana Gunawardena was ordered to be remanded till October 2, today. He is alleged to have misused a state vehicle valued over Rs.8 million, while he was serving as the Chairman of Development Lotteries Board during the...
Sep 18, 2017    Parliamentarian Weerakumara Dissanayake of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance seems to be in hot water.The Colombo Magistrates Court has issued an arrest warrant today (September 19) on MP Weerakumara. Why? he failed to appear before court on a previous summon. Legal proceeding have been initiated against the UPFA parliamentarian...
Colombo Magistrate Court recalled the arrest warrant issued against the National Freedom Front (NFF) Parliamentarian Weerakumara Dissanayake after he appeared before the Court. The Colombo Chief Magistrate issued a warrant against Dissanayake as he failed to appear before the court over a case filed by Cinnamon Garden Police, this morning.
The tuition master and his brother who were alleged to have published leaflets containing questions from the 2017 G.C.E. Advance Level Chemistry paper were released on bail today by the Gmapaha Magistrate. The Police arrested the tuition master after carrying out investigations into the distribution of the handout near a leading...
Perpetual Treasuries Limited Chief Executive Officer Kasun Palisena yesterday stated that PTL owner Arjun Aloysius has lied to the COPE sub-committee investigating into the Treasury bond issue with regards to his involvement in the operational activities of PTL. Deputy Solicitor General Milinda Gunatilake took Palisena through a series of questions...
Sep 16, 2017    Inmates on death row and serving life sentences at the Welikada and Dumbara prisons have commenced hunger strikes.Prisons Media Spokesperson, Thushara Upuldeniya, said the inmates have launched the hunger strike demanding that their sentences be reduced. Around two years ago, 247 inmates were pardoned on the recommendations of...
A YEAR after one of the most spectacular robberies of modern times, the authorities in Bangladesh are still trying to crack the case. Hackers into the country’s central bank sent instructions through SWIFT, a messaging network for cross-border payments, to transfer funds from the bank’s account with the New...
Former Secretary to President, Lalith Weeratunga and former Director General of Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, Anusha Palpita were admitted to the Prison Hospital this morning (08). The duo were sentenced to 3 years of rigorous imprisonment... Read More
( September 8, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Arjun Aloysius of Perpetual Treasuries Ltd (PTL), who is son-in-law of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, reportedto the CID unit of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the bond scams yesterday at 8.30 am. CID officers recorded a statement from him...
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