Tuesday, December 5, 2017


A Traffic In Southern Expressway Occurred Due To An Accident This Morning Has Been Cleared

A container truck travelling from Matara  to Colombo
had crashed in to the  protective fence of Southern Expressway this morning (06) between Kokmaduwa and Imaduwa areas caused heavy traffic in the area.

Due to the accident the lane to Kottawa on the Expressway had been blocked early this morning.

However the road is now cleared for traffic after removal of the Container it has been announced.

A Group Of Fishermen Arrested Over Going Fishing From Mannar Despite Weather Warnings Released After Strictly Warning Them

Mannar District Court had strictly warned and
released around 25 Fishermen of Mannar area who went to sea yesterday (05)for fishing activities despite the repeated requests made by   the Meteorology Department to avoid fishing activities these days due to the bad weather.

Navy had arrested the group of fishermen who went to sea from Mannar and produced before the Mannar District court.

Mannar District Court judge A.J Alexraja had released the group of fishermen by  strictly warned them after the lawyer representing behalf of the fishermen had requested the Judge to release them as they didnt go to deep sea area and only involved in fishing near the coastal area.


Three Persons Were Arrested With More Than Four Grammes Of Heroin

Police have arrested three persons with four grammes

and one hundred eighty five mili grammes of Heroin in their possession near a Laundry at Nikaweratiya area.

The suspects are youth residents of Galagedara,Nikaweratiya and Embalagodayagama areas.

The estimated value of the haul of Heroin taken in to custody in possession of the suspects is around Rs.50,000 according to Police.

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A Former Inland Revanue Officer Was Sentenced A 16 Year Rigorous Imprisonment Over Accepting A Bribe

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Colombo High Court has today(05) sentenced a former Inland Revenue Officer who had accepted a Rs.25,000 from a Businessman as a bribe to count the tax money the Businessman need  to pay lesser then the required amount, a 16 year rigorous imprisonment .

The Inland Revenue Officer was sentenced the Imprisonment over four charges including accepting of a Rs.25,000 as a bribe between 30th of September to 06th of October 2011 as per the case filed against him by the Bribery Commission.

Colombo High  Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi had also ordered the accused to pay the value of the bribe  he had taken  as a fine.

A Motorcyclist Was Killed After His Motorcycle Colliding With A Lorry

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A 30 year old Motorcyclist was killed after the Motorcycle he was riding toppled over the road due to the uncontrollable speed and colliding with Lorry arrived in front of the road at Maduwegedara on Nittambuwa-Attanagalle main road.

The critically injured Motorcyclist had succumbed to his injuries after admission to the Wathupitiwala Hospital for treatment.The Motorcycle was traveling from Nittambuwa to Attanagalle at the time of the accident.

The deceased had been identified as a resident of Urapola,Nittambuwa area.

Engine Drivers To Launch An Island Wide Continuous Strike From Midnight Tomorrow

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Engine Drivers are due to launch an Island Wide continuous strike from midnight tomorrow (06) night according to the Locomotive Operating Engineers Drivers Union.

The Strike will be launched against the mechanism  to recruiting Assistant Engine Drivers to Railways Department according to the Union.


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A Fisherman Was Killed Due To A Lightning In Mid Sea Area

Related imageA fisherman was killed due to a s trucked by lightning while fishing in the mid sea area just a nautical mile away from Devinuwara  Beach it has been reported.

However the fellow fisherman in the Boat where the deceased Fisherman was in at the time of the accident had escape unharmed but had suffered with a minor shock according to sources.

The deceased Fisherman was identified as a 66 year old resident of Hummana Road,Devinuwara.

A 36 Year Old Person Was Critically Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Gun Shooting At Hikkaduwa

Image result for gun shooting graphicsA 36 year old person has been critically injured and hospitalized due to a Gun Shooting incident  at Kumarakanda area in Hikkaduwa (Southern Province) this noon(05).

The injured person had been admitted to the Arachchikande  Hospital with injuries and taker transferred to the Intensive Care Unit of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for treatment.

Two Unidentified persons arrived in a Motorcycle had shot at the person who came to Kumarakande area from Anuradhapura to a requirement of his.The reason behind the Gun shooting has not yet been revealed.

Police are currently investigating  to arrest the two suspects who were responsible for the Gun shooting.

Police Have Arrested A 43 Year Old Person With A Haul Of Heroin

Image result for arrestedHabarana Police had arrested a 43 year old person with 06 grammes and 72 Mili Grammes of Heroin in his possession at Indigaswewa in Habarana area. 

The suspect has been identified as a resident of Valachchcena area.He is due to be produced before the Kekirawa Magistrate Court today(05).


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