A woman hacked her husband to death with an axe yesterday morning in Arunodhagama, Habarana and surrendered to Police together with the axe. The victim, 46-year-old Niluka Sanjeewa Vithanage, was a father of four. Police investigations revealed that the couple was running a hotel beside the Habarana-Anuradhapura main road. They used...
Former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Director General Anusha Palpita were found guilty in the Sil Cloth distribution case by the Colombo High Court today. The Attorney General filed indictments against former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission...
Jan 08, 2018    Cyber-security firm McAfee stated that, hackers have attempted to steal sensitive data from groups involved with next month’s (February) Winter Olympics.The report found malware-infected emails were sent last month (December) to organisations linked to the Pyeongchang Games. It did not identify those responsible, but said more attacks tied...
Anika Wijesuriya, who testified before the Bond Commission earlier on regarding the Penthouse apartment, in which former Minister Ravi Karunanayake resided, had left the country due to death threats allegedly made by Shanil Neththikumra, a relative of former minister Karunanayake, Attorney General’s Department officials informed the Bond Commission today. They...
( August 25, 2017, Seoul, Sri Lanka Guardian) A lower court in Seoul sentenced Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to five years in prison Friday, finding him guilty of bribery, embezzlement and other charges in a massive corruption scandal that led to the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye. The...
Police seek public support to identify the persons who are allegedly involved in the abduction of a youth in Trincomalee.The CCTV footage of the incident has been released for the purpose. On 5th of this month, police were informed that a youth who is a son of a prominent businessman...
Former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran told the Bond Commission today (06), that he found out about the instructions given by former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake to the heads of state banks from newspapers. However, the State Counsel noted that Arjuna Mahendran cannot be exempted from responsibility, as he was...
The CID conducting investigations against former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne and five others for allegedly misappropriating Rs.12 million of public funds allocated for the Negombo Lagoon Development Project today informed Court that the Attorney General is expecting to file indictments in the High Court against the suspects. When the...
Litro Gas Chairman Shalila Moonesainghe was produced before courts today (11) and remanded until 25th of October. He was arrested on Monday night (09) in connection with stealing money from Far Eastern Bank, Taiwan through a local account. He was remanded until today when he was produced before the court last...
 A Sri Lankan customs official displays gold that had been found stuffed in a man's rectum at the country's main international airport in ColomboSri Lanka customs arrested an India-bound air passenger attempting with "difficulty" to smuggle nearly one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of gold stuffed in his rectum, a spokesman...
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