Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe and his wife have been detained by the military in a 'bloodless transition' of power - and the country's deposed vice-president has returned from exile. Mugabe's decades-long grip on power appeared to be over this morning after military vehicles blocked roads outside the parliament in Harare...
The mother-in-law of the former member of the Navy Intelligence Unit, Sumith Ranasinghe, has committed suicide.Sumith Ranasinghe is on remand for the last 9 months in connection with the alleged abduction and murder of 11 persons in Colombo. The relevant case was scheduled to be taken up on 10th of...
A Pakistani national was nabbed with 42 heroin capsules today by the Police Narcotic Bureau of the Bandaranaike International Airport. The fifty-seven-year-old suspect was arrested upon arrival from Doha earlier today. The suspect has been carrying the capsules in his abdomen. According to the Police, the capsules weighed approximately 400 grams. The suspect...
A 32-year-old mother of one was killed in an accident in Kochchikade last afternoon (12). Police said a lorry had knocked her down when she was riding her motor bicycle to pick up her daughter, from a Montessori. Police said that the woman was killed on the spot. Police have arrested the...
Thirty-three Hambantota protestors including MP Prasanna Ranaweera and Provincial Councillor Upali Kodikara were granted bail by Hambantota Magistrate Manjula Karunaratne, today. They were arrested for violating a court ruling, damaging public properties and obstructing the duties of Police officials while conducting the protest at the Hambantota town on October 6.
Nov 13, 2017 A house in Namal Sevana, Batapola, was badly damaged when a speeding vehicle veered off the road around 6 p.m on Sunday.According to the police, four persons allegedly under the influence of alcohol, were travelling in the cab at the time of the incident. The driver of the...
Nov 13, 2017   The Fort Magistrates’s Court has ordered former President’s Chief-of-Staff Gamini Senarath, Neil Bandara Hapuhinna and Piyadasa Kudabalage to be remanded until November 15.The trio, who surrendered to court today through their lawyers, are charged with misusing public property under the guise of a hotel project. Share This For the...
Police Special Task Force has been able to uncover a fraud where petrol is sold mixing with kerosene oil. It was found when the STF personnel arrested 3 persons in Dewahoowa area in Galwela while they were mixing kerosene oil with petrol. The driver of the bowser, its' assistant and the...
Two Indian drug dealers arrested at BIA - Hiru News - Srilanka's Number One News Portal, Most visited website in Sri Lanka Saturday, 11 November 2017 - 16:34 Two Indian drug dealers arrested at BIA Police Narcotics Bureau officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport have arrested 2 Indian while trying to smuggle...
Two persons including a monk were arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport who had sent women to Dubai for domestic work.It was found that they have duped the authorities saying that the women are sent there to promote Buddhism. The officials of Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau made the arrest. A...
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