Police say that the motive behind the murder of a woman at a house in Pannipitiya, Kottawa last night was connected to a feud between two underworld gangs. Police said that the 42-year-old victim was a close associate of the underworld gang leader, Samayan, who was killed in a recent...
A famous paint-artist has attacked his wife with a dumbbell, which is used for weight training, following a domestic dispute. The 27-year-old wife had died at Wathupitiwela Hospital while being treated. The incident had taken place at Katuwasgoda, Veyangoda yesterday (May 02). Police said the couple was fighting frequently and yesterday the...
Local Lakmal Sooriyagoda   A specialist doctor attached to the Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital and a private lab employee arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 75,000 at the hospital premises were ordered to be further remanded till July 24 by Colombo Chief Magistrate today. The officials of the Bribery Commission had arrested...
Oct 07, 2017 Keshala Dias Local 0   Police have seized 81 kilogrammes of Kerala ganja found buried in a beach on the Uchchimuniya Island in Kalpitiya.Police said the Kerala Gnja was found packed in three sacks. Police investigations are underway. Share This For the latest news, like us on Facebook or follow...
An underworld gang member Udaya Kumara alias ‘ Paththa’ was killed last night in Panadura. Police media spokesperson office stated that he was killed following an altercation between 2 groups. Preliminary investigations revealed that a long... Read More
Police have identified the young woman who had died in a paddy field under mysterious circumstances as a 24-year-old, resident of Deegalahinna, Elamulla area.The area resident found her body this morning (Mar. 25) It has been revealed that the young woman has been murdered following a dispute regarding a love affair,...
Sep 25, 2017   Former Senior DIG of Police, Lalith Jayasinghe, who was arrested by the Police Special Investigation Unit on Monday morning, was released on bail in the evening, after being produced before the Pelmadulla Magistrate’s Court.The former Senior DIG was released on a surety of Rs. 1 million.The court...
Police have intensified investigations to arrest few other criminals believed to have fled the scene during the exchange of fire between STF and a criminal gang which included UNP Provincial Councillor Randeer Rodrigo. A high ranking STF officer said that a gang connected to underworld leader Makilangamuwe Sanjeewa linked to...
 Two security guards were shot during an armed robbery at a private bank yesterday afternoon in the Attidiya area. One of the guards died on the spot while the other suffered critical injuries. Two suspects wearing full-face helmets had opened fire on the security guards at the bank, police said....
Five suspects involved in an American dollar racket have been arrested in Colombo. The racketeers were arrested following a complaint filed with Anuradhapura police  by a Kandy businessman. The racketeers have ensnared the businessman convincing him that a man from the North had in his possession a large amount...
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