Sunday, July 24, 2016


Police Have Detained A Businessman In Dehiwala For Kidnapping Another Businessman

The Mirihana Police have today (24) detained a businessman in Dehiwala (In Colombo) for kidnapping another Businessman  and taking a ransom of Rs.3  million ftom him  with the help of seven underworld persons .

The kidnapping  had occurred on 28th of June and the victim has been identified as a businessman chandana wijemanna in Kaluthara who is the brother of MP Lakshman Wijemanna.

The Mirihana Police have today detained the suspected businessman and ceized the Rs.3 million ransom money along with his vehicle.


Ella Police Have Detained A British Female Tourist While Begging For Money By Playing A Violin

The Ella (In Badulla District) police have detained a young British female tourist who was playing a violin by sitting on the road side at Ravana Ella area to beg money it has been reported.

The 24 year old female tourist who arrived in Sri Lanka on 08th of July for a ond month period has told the police that she has decided to beg money by playing the violin as she has no money to cover her daily expenses.

The police have later warned and released the tourist .Under the Immigration and Emigration Act in Sri Lanka begging is strictly prohibited for
foreigners who arrived here as tourists . 

One Person Was Killed And Four Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Car-Lorry Collision

One person was killed and four others got injured and  hospitalized due to a head on collission between a motor car and a lorry at pahala madurupitiya in Attangalla (In Western Province) this evening.

The injured were admitted to the wathupitiwala hospital for treatment and few who are in critical condition were later transferred to the Colombo,National Hospital.

The victims of the accident are attached to a company in katunayake free trade zone it has been reported.


Negambo Police Have Ceized A Stock Of 800 KG Of Gun Powder For Storing In A Different Store Room

The Negambo police have ceized around 800 kilo grammes of gun powder which kept at a store in Negambo area by violating the regulations.

The stock of gun powder has been seized due to it being kept in a different store room although the owner of the gun powder stock has a valid permit to store snd sell the gun powder the police have stated.

Judicial Services Commission Has Interdicted The Minuwangoda Magistrate

The Judicial Services Commission has interdicted the Minuwangoda District Magistrate with immediatte effect following a complaint received by the co mission  against the Magistrate .

The Minuwangoda Magistrate was interdicted with effrct from last Friday (22) according to sources.

The Judicial Services Commission has began an inqiary regarding the complaint received against the Magistrate it has been reported.


Ten Persons Who Had Stolen Wallets And Mobile Phones From Devotees In Anuradhapura Have Been Detained

The Anuradhapura Police have detained ten persons including eight females who had stolen money wallets and mobile phones belonging to the devotees who participated in the Annual festival of offering jasmine flowers (pichcha mal pooja) to Historical Jayasirimahabodhiya in Anuradhapura.

The police have recovered twelve money wallets,six mobile phones ,few identity cards and money around Rs.12,000 in the possession of the suspects according to sources.

The suspects who are residents in Grandpass-Colombo,Chillaw,Puttalam,Kurunagala and Matale areas  are due to be produced before Anuradhapura Magistrate Court.

Pakistan Airways To Take Four Sri Lankan Air Buses On Rental Basis

Pakistan Airways has currently negotiating with Sri Lankan Air Lines officials on taking four  A-330 Air Buses belonging to Sri Lankan Air Lines on rental basis it has been reported.

A high level team led by chief operations manager of the Pakistan Airways is participating for the on going talks with Sri lankan Air Lines officials the reports have stated.

According to a statement issued by the  Pakistan Airways, they are planning to take four Sri Lankan Air Line Air Buses for their operations to London with effect from 14th of August this year.

Pakistan Airways has  also agreed to get the services of Sri Lankan Air Lines cabin crew who are attached to the above four Air Buses the statement has further revealed.


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