A Sri Lankan man who threatened to detonate a bomb on a Malaysia Airlines plane has been jailed in Australia. Manodh Marks, 26, forced Kuala Lumpur-bound jet MH128 to turn back to Melbourne in May last year after he tried to access the cockpit. He was later found not to be...
Police have arrested the main suspect in the recent murder of a mother of 2 in Kekirawa recently.Police said that the suspect had allegedly killed the 57-year-old victim using a sharp object on 29th of last month. The murder weapon was found hidden in the kitchen of the suspect. The suspect...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – The International Federation of Journalists (IFL) issuing a release condemned the act of intimidation by a mob opposite the MTV/ MBC head office. The Free Media Movement (FMM) is an affiliate of the IFL. The IFL calls for an immediate inquiry into the incident in order to...
Colombo (News1st) – The Athurugiriya Police has taken into custody 3 suspects connected to the murder of a woman in Kottawa. The victim in question was gunned down at her residence last year. According to the Police, the arrests were made following an extensive investigation by the Mirihana Special Operations...
Colombo (News1st) – Bus operators along the Kalutara – Colombo route have launched a strike. The operators note that the strike has been launched in protest against inaction with regard to an incident where a bus driver was stabbed. According to our correspondent in the area, nearly 275 buses have...
Ven Akmeemana Dayarathna Thera and Ravindra Warnajith Perera who were summoned to the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) today morning in connection to the attack on the Rohingya safe house in Mt Lavinia last week, have been arrested. The two suspects who surrendered to the CCD around 9am yesterday, were questioned...
Jan 09, 2018    The Bond Scam report compiled by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry was to be debated in Parliament tomorrow (January 10).However, now it is said that the report will be tabled in Parliament instead. The date for a debate is yet to be announced. What happened? Political Party leaders had discussed...
Attorney General's Department says it will file charges against Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake for making statements which are contempt of court. Appearing for the Attorney General, the Additional Solicitor General, Priyantha Naavana informed this in the Supreme Court today (Jan. 22). The petition against Deputy Minister Ramanayake which accuses him of...
Officers of the Police Headquarters in Galle have able to arrest a brother and his sister for trafficking heroin. The officers of the Crime Prevention Unit of the Galle Police Head Quarters have undertaken this raid following a tip off. The suspects have... Read More
  Sunday, 14 January 2018 - 16:31 Narcotic smugglers arrested at Katunayake Police say that 2 suspects were arrested with 4000 narcotics pills and 1260 abortion pills at the Katunayaka airport.   
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