Police have arrested six hard core criminals who were
wanted for several murder cases occured in Southern Privince along with three firearms,bullets and a motor car used for these murders.
After being produced before the Balapitiya (Southern Province)Magistrate Court today (19)five out of the six criminals arrested have been remanded until 30th of January.Magistrate has given permission to the Ambalangoda police to detain one criminal and question him regarding the crimes until tomorrow (20).
Murders of three members in same family at idamthota in Ambalangoda and murder of Fruit trader at Metiyagoda area were among the murders they have committed according to the Police.
Ambalangoda Police are conducting investigations on the criminals.
Police fired tear gas and water cannon this evening to
disperse a group of protesting university and medical students when they attempted to march towards Prime Minister's official residence "Temple Trees" at colpetty.
The students protest march organized by the Inter University Students Federation began from the Institute of Aesthetic Studies and headed towards Colpetty Junction where they were blocked by the Police.
The protestors conducted the protest march by demanding solutions for several demands including termination of private medical collage in Malabe.
Sri Lanka Police have decided to take legal action against owners of the Motor Cars covering the windows of driver and front seat passenger with curtains or tints with effect from today(19).
Deputy Inspector General Of Police (Traffic) Palitha Fernando has instructed the officers to carry out raids in Police Station level to nab Motorists who are covering the front windows with curtains and tints as covering Motor Car windows in such manner is one of the causes for the increasing of traffic accident here .
Legal action will be taken against the Motor Car owners who have failed to remove the curtains and tints Police have stated.