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...
(File Photo) Sixteen Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested by the Navy for allegedly fishing near the Katchatheevu islet. More than 2,500 fishermen from Mandapam and Rameswaram had ventured into the sea yesterday and were fishing off Katchatheevu when the Lankan naval men came to the spot, Assistant Director of Fisheries...
Jan 15, 2018   Apple Health data has provided crucial evidence at a trial in Germany, in which a refugee is accused of rape and murder.Apple’s Health App accurately records steps and has been pre-installed on the iPhone 6S and newer models. According to the Police data suggesting the suspect was climbing...
Jan 15, 2018   Colombo High Court Judge Sampath Abeyakoon ordered today, January 15, that the case filed by the Attorney General against Namal Rajapaksa and five others will be taken up for hearing on February 6.The case was filed against a transaction by Gowers Corporate Services (Private) Limited, a company...
Sri Lankan authorities on Monday publicly destroyed more than 900 kilograms of cocaine that was the country's largest single seizure of the illegal drug. The public destruction of the drugs haul was the first such program in Sri Lanka as authorities seek to deter smugglers from using the Indian Ocean...
Police have widened the investigation into the murder of a 44-year-old woman in Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. Police said there were 12 cut wounds on her body. Police found the body Friday afternoon (Jan. 12). On that fateful day, after sending her daughter to school, she was alone at home when the assailant...
Destroying of 928 kg of cocaine seized by Police Narcotics Bureau, commenced in Katunayaka.President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe are attending the event. Update: ...................................................................... Over 900 kg of cocaine to be destroyed Over 900 kg of cocaine is to be destroyed today (Jan. 15) under the supervision of the Colombo...
  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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