The funeral of three children and mother who died in a murder-suicide incident in Ariyalai, Jaffna on Thursday, was held today (29). The mother was 28-years-old while the children were 4, 2 and 1 years-old respectively. Police said that the mother who was struggling to repay the loans obtained by her...
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...
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 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...
 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 persons, including the father and son duo who were arrested yesterday for leaking questions in the Advanced Level Chemistry paper, were today further remanded till August 30. A group of persons had distributed leaflets near a popular school in Gampaha in August 19 containing the questions to the A/L Chemistry...
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...
President Maithripala Sirisena says that a special incentive program will be introduced for officers who dare to seize illegal drug. President Sirisena said among the privileges to be granted for such courageous officers are salary increment, and promotions.... Read More
A hand grenade was found in a land at Odaviyar Road,Eravur by the owner of the land today. Eravur Police said that the grenade was wrapped in a polythene bag. The land owner was identified as M. Musthafa a former member of the Eravur Town Council. The police defused the grenade. Eravur Police...
Local Tags: Print Edition Evidence developed following the arrest of Navy Commodore D.K.P.Dassanayake has lead investigators to identify at least three more navy personnel suspected of involvement in the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths between 2008–2009, informed Police sources said. Dassanayake and five seamen were arrested in July and produced before Colombo...
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