Sunday, July 17, 2016


Two Most Wanted Thieves Were Detained In Jaffna With Over One Kilo Gramme Of Gold

Jaffna Police have detained two thieves who are identified as most wanted for several robberies had  taken place in the area during last few weeks with one kilo gramme of Gold in their possession at Jaffna yesterday(16)evening.

The suspects who are residents in Jaffna and Kopai areas were detained after a days long investigations Jaffna Police have stated.



A Live Hand Grenade Was Found From A Swimming Pool Of An International School

The Kohuwala Police have today(17) recovered A live hand grenade made in a foreign country  from  a Swimming Pool at an International School in Nugegoda(In Colombo).

After recovered the Grenade the Police have infofmed the Bomb Disposal Squad of the  Sri Lanka Army and the squad officers who arrived at the scene have detonated the grenade at a nearby playground.

The Kohuwala Police are currently investigating  on how the Grenade came to the Swimming Pool.

No Sri Lankans Among Victims Of Attempted Cough In Turkey

The Sri Lanka's Foreign Ministry has says that there are no reports on any Sri Lankan lives in Turkey is among the victims of attempted cough in Turkey occurred last Friday night.

However Sri Lankan Embassy in Turkey is keep in touch with the relevant authorities there to gather information on Sri Lankan community in Turkey the Ministry has stated.


University Of Jaffna Has Been Closed Down Until Further Notice

The Jaffna University Authorities have today (17) decided to temporarily close down the University with effect from today until further notice.

The decision has been taken after considering the yesterday's clash between two student groups attached to the university during a ceremony held at University Premises according to sources.

The Authorities have stated that the Jaffna University has been closed down in view of creating a suitable atmosphere  for students to carry out their studies within the university premises

Three Officers Attached To Kolonna Police Have Been Suspended From Work

The authorities have suspended the work of Two police officers and a civil security force personal attached to Kolonna Police with effect from last evening over supporting an illegal liquor dealer.

The decision to suspend the police officers and a civil security force member was taken based on the results of an internal police inquiry conducted on the incident.

The police are carrying out Further investigations on the incident .

Hatton Police And Army Found Four Undergraduates Who Went Missing At Saptha Kanya Mountain

The Hatton Police have today (17)found  the four undergraduates who went missing at Saptha Kanya (Seven Virgins) Mountain Range since last evening.

The missing students three from the University Of Kelaniya and one from Kothalawala Defense Academy were found during a joint search operation carried out by Hatton Police and the  Army.


Army Officer Detained Over Assassination Of Sunday Leader Editor Remanded Until 27th

The warrent officer attached To Army Intelligence Unit who was detained by the criminal Investigation Department(CID) yesterday (16) regarding the assassination of former  Editor of the Sunday Leader News paper Lasantha Wikramathunge has been remanded until 27 the of July.

The suspect was remanded after being produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate Court today(17).

The Army Officer was detained by CID  over the abduction.unlawful  detention and questioning of  the driver of assassinated editor after the assassination.

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe Had Left Singapore For A Three day Visit

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe has left Singapore this morning for a three day official visit according  to Government Sources.

During the visit Prime Minister Wikramasinghe is due to hold bi lateral talks with Singaporean President and Prime Minister.

He is also due to address the innauguration session of the Third South Asian Diaspora Summit tomorrow (18).

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera along with few other Ministers have accompanied the Prime Miniter

Twelve Foreigners And Five Locals Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Wasp Attack In Sigiriya

Seventeen persons including twelve foreigners and five Sri Lankans were injured and hospitalized this morning following a wasp attack occurred at entrance to the historical Sigiriya Rock.

Ten Chinese Nationals ,An Indian National and a German National along with five Sri Lankans from Mattakkuliya Area were admitted to Kimbissa  Hospital with injuries due to the wasp attack it has been reported.A Chinese National and another female who are among the  hospitslized have been transferred to Dambulla Hospital as their condition is critical.

A security officer attached to Cultural Triangle has been also among those who were  admitted to Kimbissa Hospital due to wasp attack.

Presidential Election -Counting Of Ballot Papers Still Underway -District Results Of Jaffna And Wanni Had Been Announced

Counting the Ballot papers of Presidential election is still underway and only total results of two districts had been announced up to n...