Monday, June 1, 2009

One Prisoner Was Shot Dead Near Colombo Court When A Group Of Prisoners Tried To Escape

One Prisoner was shot dead and another got injured when a Prison Guard fired at Three Robbery Suspects who tried to escape while escorted out from the Colombo Magistrate Court this morning.Both the killed and injured Prisoners were Suspects of several Robbery cases.

No one in the Street got injured when a Prison Guard shot the escaping Prisoner at the crowded Dam Street.Injured Prisoner was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital with Leg Injuries and Prison Guards prevented Escaping of the third Prisoner .

A Trishaw was ready for these Three Prisoners to Escape when they are Escorted from Prison to Courts by a Prison Department Bus.

Sri Lankan Journalist And Activist Hosptalized Following An Assault

A Journalist and the Secretary of the Sri Lankan Working Journalists Association Poddala Jayantha was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital this evening with leg injuries after been Abducted and Assaulted by an unidentified group.He was Dumped on the Road in Colombo Suburbs by a group came from a White Van before been Abducted and Assaulted.After been Assaulted he has been left on the road and admitted to the ICU of the Colombo National Hospital afterwards.

His condition is stable according to the Hospital Sources.The cause of Assaulting Poddala Jayantha is not known.

Poddala Jayantha is a Journalist attached to the State owned Lake House Media Group.

National Victory Celebrations Over Defeating LTTE At Colombo

The National Victory Celebrations over the Defeating of LTTE Terrorism from Sri Lanka is due to be held this Wednesday at the Galle Face Green in Colombo.

All the Arms and Ammunition captured from LTTE during the War against them are displaying at this Occasion according to the Government Sources.The Jordanian Ship Farah seized and used for the Battle by LTTE too displaying Sources further added.
Twenty One Schools in Colombo are closed from To Day up to this Wednesday due to this Function.

First Passenger Boat Service In Beira Lake Had Been Inaugurated This Morning (22)

The first Passenger Boat Service in Beira Lake ,Colombo to provide a solution for the heavy traffic congestion in Colombo had been inaugu...