Jan 18, 2018   The initial objections put forward by the lawyers of former minister and MP Johnston Fernando, and three others, were rejected by the Colombo Chief Magistrate, Ranasinghe Bandara, today.The case was filed by the Bribery Commission with regard to corruption charges levelled at former minister Fernando, former Sathosa...
  Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 17:08 Sinful son kills mother in Badulla A youth has been arrested for killing his mother at Moragolla, Uva - Paranagama in Badulla.The suspect has killed the 61-year-old mother by forcing her to swallow a mobile phone.    
A teenager in Indonesia has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for insulting President Joko Widodo on Facebook. The 18-year-old student, identified as MFB and from the island of Sumatra, was found guilty of making defamatory comments about Mr Widodo online. He fell foul of the country's internet law by...
Jan 17, 2018    The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested two suspects off the seas of Kankesanthurai, while allegedly attempting to smuggle a stock of gold worth nearly Rs. 50 million.Navy media spokesperson, Commodore Dinesh Bandara said the arrest was made while the suspects were smuggling seven kilogrammes of gold in...
Jan 17, 2018    The remains of a woman who is believed to have been killed by her husband, has been recovered from a sewage pit in the Kandiyapita area in Hambegamuwa.According to police, the victim was a 23-year-old resident of Kotaweheramankada. Police say, the alleged killing had been carried out in...
Jan 17, 2018    A suspect has been arrested in Vipulasena Mawatha in Maradana over the possession of a stock of narcotic capsules. According to police, over 600 narcotic capsules have been discovered in possession of the suspect.The suspect is a 30-year-old resident of Maligawatta. He will be produced before court today. Share...
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 8:14 Gold smuggling attempt foiled 1,266Views Sri Lanka Navy has seized 7kg of gold worth Rs.50mn while being smuggled to India by a dingy boat in northern seas off Kankesanthurai.2 persons have been arrested.    
The ninth suspect accused of having links to the alleged abduction and disappearance of 11 youths in the 2008-09 period has been remanded today (Jan. 16). The suspect arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department was a former intelligence officer attached to the Trincomalee Navy Camp. He was produced before Fort Magistrate...
Police yesterday arrested a 54-year-old school bus driver whose right hand was disabled below the elbow and had a defective ear due to a birth defect. The man who was arrested at Horana had not possessed a driving licence too though there had been 30 children in the bust...
A 20-year-old man was beaten to death with an iron bar by another individual in Padukka, yesterday. The deceased individual, identified as Indunil Prasanna de Silva succumbed to injuries after being admitted to the Homagama Hospital. The Police took the assailant into custody along with the iron bar which was used...
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