Wednesday, June 12, 2013

A Businessman Arrested With Smuggled Gem And Jewelerry At Mattala Air Port

A Sri Lankan businessman who returned from Thailand was arrested today(12) with some jewellery and gems smuggled in to the country illegally at the Mattala International Air Port by custom officers .the gems and jeweleries he smuggled in to the country were from Bangkok and worth Rs.millions according to custom officers.

This marks the first such arrest at Mattala International Air Port in southern province which is Sri Lanka's second international air port.

Court Cases Filed Against Sixty Seven Institutes And Houses Maintaining Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places

The Colombo Public Health Department has filed court cases against Government Technical College and 67 other public/private institutes and houses situated in Colombo City today(12) against maintaining dengue mosquito breeding places in their premises the Chief Medical Officer of Health in Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam has said.

According to Dr.Kariyawasam,the public health department officers were found many places with large number of dengue mosquito larvae  within technical college premises .around 1930 institutes and houses were checked during today under dengue inspections carried out in the Colombo City and notices were issued to 146 institutes and houses with dengue mosquito breeding places he stressed.

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