Saturday, March 31, 2018

India Finds More Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park


Sri Lanka Navy Divers Had Recovered A Ship Sunk In 1942 Due To A Japanese Bomb

Sri Lanka Navy divers had recovered a ship  "Sagaing"belonging to British Royal Naval service which sank in the seas  near Trinco Harbour premises on 09 th of April 1942  as a result of being hit by A japanese Bomb ,and brought it to the shore today.

The ship was hit by a Japanese Bomb dropped by a Japanese aircaft while it  was anchored in the harbour during second world war.

The 138 meter long Ship was brought to the shore after a mission carrying out by the Sri Lanka Navy divers since
 five months .

Four Police OIC's Have Been Transferred

Four Police OIC's (Officer In Charge) have been transferred as per the
service requirements which recommended by the National Police Commission according to the Police Headquarters.

Accordingly the Police OIC's of Hettipola ;Nawalapitiya ;Bulathsinghale and Kotmale polive stations have been transferred

Attorney At Law Maithree Gunaratne Was Arrested With Two Firearms Without Licences-Suspect Was Later Released On Bail After Producing Gun Licences

Kadugannawa Police had
today(31)arrested the General Secretary of United National  Fredom Front Attorney At Law Maithree Gunaratne over keeping two fire arms without valid licences and ten bullets in possession at Kadugannawa Junction.

The two firearms and bullets were taken in to custody while they were stored inside his jeep.

However after he had been produced before the Kandy Magistrate Court the suspect had produced the copies of the licences obtained for the two firearms taken in to police custody and the Magistrate had later released him on two surety bails it has been reported.

Case filed against Maithree Gunaratne over the incident is due to be taken up for hearing on 13 th of June

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Two Persons Were Injured Due To A Road Accident

Two persons have been injured and
hospitalized due to a high speed Cab Vehicle colliding with a Motor car and a lamp post near the Bandarawela Police Station this morning(31).

The Cab driver and a pedestrian were injured and admitted to Bandarawela Hospital due to the incident.

A Female Was Killed And Three others injured Due To A Three Wheeler -Lorry Collision

A female was killed and another three
Persons of the same
family were injured and hospitalized after the Three Wheeler they were travelling in colliding with a Lorry parked at a corner of the road at Kahakorawewa area on Anuradhapura-Puttalam road this morning(31).

The injured were admitted to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital for treatment.

The accident occurred as a result of the Three Wheeler driver had fallen a sleep while at the wheel according to the Anuradhapura Police which conducting an investigation over the incident.

Police have arrested the Lorry driver regarding the accident.

Two Persons Were Arrested With A Stock Of Cigarette Sticks Illegally Brought To The Country

Airport Customs officers have arrested
two Sri Lankan Nationals arrived in Katunayake, Bandaranaike Intetnatio nal Airport from Dubai today(31) with 13,000 cigarette sticks stored in 65 boxes in possession.

The two suspects who are residents of Ihala Kottaramulla and Colombo and of the ages 42 and 29  years were arrested while they have attempted to leave the Airport according to Police.

The estimated value of the Stock of Cigarette sticks taken in to custody in possession of the suspects is around Rs.650,000 it has been revealed.

The stock of Cigarette sticks had confiscated and the two suspects were released on bails of Rs.50,000 and Rs.10,000 respectively.

Four Females Including A Mother And Her Daughter Drowned In Gin River

Four  females including a  39 year old
mother ,her daughter and two other girls had drowned while bathing in Gin River at Nugagala area at Hiniduma in Galle this afternoon(31).

Among the diseased were a mother ,her 14 year old daughter and daughter' s two friends of the age 14 years according to Hiniduma Police.

The bodies of the deceased had sent to the Hiniduma Hospital and Hiniduma Police are conducting an investigation over the incident

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Friday, March 30, 2018

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Sri Lanka Police Requested From Dubai Authorities To Expel Udayanga Weerathunge To Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Police Department had
requested the authorities in Dubai,United Arab Emirates to expell the detained former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weerathunge to Sri Lanka .

Werathunge was arrested by the Dubai Police last wednesday after a court in Sri Lanka has issued a warrent to arrest him and  produce before tbe court to face a case filed agsinst him over  taking commissions from a Mig Aircraft deal during previous government.

A Person Was Killed After Falling Down From A Building

A 42 year old person was killed after
falling down from the third floor of the five storied newly constructed Government officers official housing scheme building in Polonnaruwa today(30).

The critically injured laborer attached to the construction site had succumbed to his injuries after admission to the Polonnaruwa Hospital.

Polonnaruwa Police are investigating over the incident.

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Prisons Commissioner Arrested Over Killings Of Prison Inmates Sent On Compulsory Leave

Prisons Department had taken steps to
sent the Prisons Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa on compulsory leave over his involvment in the killings of prison inmates at Welikada prison during a riot in the prison in 2012.

Emil Ranjan Lamahewa and Police Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa were arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over the killings of prison inmates and they were remanded until 10 th of April .

However both of them were later transferred to the prisons hospital over an illness it has been revealed.

Further action is due to be taken against the suspected Prisons commissioner after investigating on the incident the department has said.


Three Persons Arrested With Live Bullets And A Sword

Special Police Task Force Personal had
arrested three persons with six live bullets ,A motorcycle and a sword in their possession at Keselwatte area in Colombo.

The arrests were made during a search operation caried out in a House at Keselwatte.

The suspects and materials arrested have been handed over to the Crimes Prevention Division for further investigations.

Six Indian Nationals Were Arrested Over Illegally Staying In Sri Lanka

Chilaw Police had arrested six Indian
nationals illegally staying in the country and working at a hotel in Chilaw yesterday(29).

Police have also arrested the Hotel Manager over helping the suspects to illegally stay in Sri Lanks.

The suspects of the ages 22- 36  years have been remanded until 02 nd of April by the Chilaw Magistrate Court after been produced them before the court today.

Government Has Not Banned Pandals And Dansala's During Vesak And Poson Poya Days-Information Dept.

Government Information Department
has insisted today (30) that the government has not decided to ban pandals and dansala's(alms giving centers) during vesak and poson poya days as stated by some media reports.

There's no truth in those reports which quoted Minister of Buddhasasana Gamini Jayawikrama Perera as saying government has banned vesak and poson pandals and dansala's the Department has said.

Anyone can show pandals and conduct dansala's during  vesak and poson poya days the Information Department has stressed.

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Four Persons Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Road Accident

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Four persons have been injured one of them critically and hospitalized after the Cab Vehicle they were traveling in veering off the road and toppled over in to a deep precipice at Ambagahaoya area on Badulle-Mahiyanganaya main road last night(29).

The injured were admitted to the Badulla Hospital.Badulla Police are investigating over the incident.

An Italian National Has Drowned In Nilaweli Sea Area

Image result for drownedA 71 Year old Italian National had drowned while bathing in Nilaweli Sea area in Trincomalee last evening (29)it has been revealed.

The body of the deceased had sent to Trincomalee Hospital for the Post Mortum.Nilaweli Police are conducting an investigations over the incident.

A Nepali National With Heroin Pills In His Stomach Was Arrested At The Airport

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Police Anti Narcotic Bureau officers  have today (30) arrested a Nepali National arrived in Katunayake,Bandaranaike International Airport from Dubai via Pakistan by hiding pills contains Heroin inside his stomach.

During the questioning the suspect had revealed that he had swallowed Heroin Pills and later he was admitted to the Negambo Base Hospital to remove the pills from his stomach accoridng to the Police Media Spokesman's Office.

After admission to the Hospital .Doctors had removed eight Heroin Pills from Nepali National's stomach it has been revealed.

The suspect is due to be questioned further regarding Heroin Pills and Police is in the process of getting a detention order from the Minuwangoda Magistrate Court to question the suspect.

A 17 Year Old School Boy Had Drowned In Mahaweli River

A 17 year old School Boy had drowned while bathing in Mahaweli River at Gampola area yesterday(29).
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The deceased along with a group of his school friends yesterday arrived in Gampola to view their G.C.E Ordinary level examination results and afterwards went to bath in Mahaweli River it has been revealed.

While bathing ,the deceased had fallen in to a Sand hole in the river and died  according to reports.

Few Houses Were Damaged Due To A Fire In Estate Houses In Galaha

Image result for fireFew houses have been damaged due to a sudden fire erupted in an Estate Housing Scheme at Galaha in Kandy this noon(30). Residents of these houses were evacuated and shifted to safe places it has been reported.

Police and Residents of the area had doused the fire.

The cause of the fire has  not yet been revealed.

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Appreciation :Departure Of Two Humble Human Beings-A Veteran Journalist And A Doctor

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Chandrasiri Dodangoda
Veteran Journalist And Former Feature Editor of "Sunday Divaina' Newspaper Chandrasiri Dodangoda and Senior Medical Consultant Dr.Ariyasena .U.Gamage had passed away this week after prolonging illness .

 Both were humble human beings who were always helping others during their careers with good human Qualities.Veteran Journalist and Former Feature Editor Chandrasiri Dodangoda was 66 years old at the time of his death and also edited the popular Cinema Magazine of Sunday Divaina ,"Meewitha "Tabloid,He was also an author of many popular novels in Sri Lanka including "Mage Sanda Oba " and "Bashmavashesha" .His funeral was taken place at Eldeniya Cemetery in Kadawatha last evening(29).
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Dr.Ariyasena .U.Gamage was another humble human being who was keen to educate the Society on non communicable diseases especially Diabetes.He wrote  popular books like "Diayawediyawa Mata Dan Suwai " and "Rajek Unath Ledek Unoth"  and also  involved in educating others on Cancer which he too was  suffering at the time of his sudden death.

May they attain supreme bliss of nibbana.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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A 17 Year Old School Girl Had Committed Suicide Over Her O/L Results

A 17 year old school girl studied at
Valllipulam School in Pudukuduirippu area at Mulathivu had committed suicide yesterday(28)by jumping in to a well due to not satisfying  the results she had received from the G.C.E Ordinary level examination it has been reported.

G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination results of 2017 had issued last evening (28).

The deceased girl had lived with her grandmother according to reports.

Mulathivu Police are conducting an investigations on the incident.


A Female Was Critically Injured After Being Running Over By A Bus

A female was critically injured and
hospitalized after being  running over by the Sri Lanka Transport Board Bus this evening(29) at the Ginigathhena Bus Stand.

The critically injured female who had faced the incident while purchasing goods from.a trade stall at the Bus Station ,was admitted to the Ginigathhena Provincial Hospital and later transferred to the Nawalapitiya Base Hospital for further treatment.

Ginigathhena Police had arrsted the Bus driver over the inciden

Consideration Of The Revised Bail Application Submitted By Arjun Aloysius And Kasun Palisena Has Been Postponed Until 18 th Of May

Court of Appeal has been  postponed the hearing of the revised bail application  filed by chief suspects of Central Bank Bond scam Arjun Alosiyas and Kasun Palisena of Perpetual Treasuries until 18 th of May  , today(29) .

The hearing of the revised Bail Application submitted by two suspects  has been postponed   after it was  taking  in to consideration  today by the two judge panel comprising of President of Court Of Appeal Prethi Padman Surasena and Judge Shiran Gunaratne .

Meanwhile the imprisoned  two bond scam suspects were further remanded until 12 th of April by the Colombo fort Magistrate today.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Has Issued A Warrent To Arrest Arjun Mahendran For The Second Time

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka
Jayaratne has today(29)issued arrest warrant to arrest and produced the chief suspect of Central Bank Bond Scam the former Central Bank Governor Arjun Aloysius who is in abroad .

Aloysius who was in Singapore is believed to be lives in Brussels,Belgium by avoiding Sri Lankan Court it has een revealed.

In an previous occassion too Colombo Fort Magistrate had issued an arrest warrant to arrest Arjun Mahendran ,However authorities failed to arrest him.

Meanwhile Additional Solicitor General Yasantha Kodagoda had informed the court Today that a red notice is due to be issued to arrest  Mahendran through International Police.

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A Motorcyclist Was Killed Due To A Motorcycle-Bus Collision

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A 23 year old person was killed after the Motorcycle he was riding in colliding with a Private Bus at sixth post in Uduwara area last night (28).
The accident occurred when the Private Bus driver attempting to over take a Motor Car traveling in front of the Bus and as the result the Motorcycle arrived in from opposite direction collided with the Bus according to the Police.
Hali Ela Police have arrested the Bus Driver over the incident and conducting further investigations.

A Male And A Female Were Arrested With A Haul Of Heroin

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Godakawela Police have arrested a male and a female with 04 Grammes and 20 Mili Grammes of Heroin in their possession at Balawinna area in Godakawela this morning(29).
The suspects are residents of Pitipana and Kosgama areas.They are due to be produced before the Embilipitiya Magistrate Court today.

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Retired Former Army Colonel Was Arrested And Remanded Over Avant Garde Flating Armory

Image result for avant garde floating armouryRetired former Army Colonel Alfred Wijethunge was arrested  in Galle by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) last evening (28) in connection with the investigations on Avant Garde floating armory carry out by the CID.

The suspect had been remanded until 09th of April by the Galle Magistrate Court today (29) after being produced before the Magistrate.

The suspected former Army Colonel was in charge of the Avant Garde Floating Armory during the previous government.

Police Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa Arrested Over The Killings Of 27 Welikada Prison Inmates Had Been Remanded

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Police Inspector Neomal  Rangajeewa attached to the Police Anti Narcotic Bureau who was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over the killing of 27 prison inmates and injuring several other inmates attached to Welikada Prison in 2012 during a riot ,had been remanded until 10th of April by the Colombo Additional Magistrate today(29).

Colombo Additional Magistrate had also remanded the Prison Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa until 10th of April over the same charges.Both the suspects have been produced before the Colombo Additional Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake  today.

However as both suspects were admitted to the Prisons Hospital due to complaints on poor health   after taking  in to custody ,Additional Magistrate has ordered the Prisons Commissioner to get a health report from the Judicial Medical Officer regarding  health status of the suspects.He had also ordered the authorities to  provide maximum security for both suspects as requested by their lawyers. 

Perakum Collage In Vavuniya Had Closed Due To A Wasps Nest

Image result for wasps nestParakum Collage in Vavuniya had closed temporarily today(29) due to a provoking of a Wasp Nest in the school premises it has been reported.

Due to this situation School Children who went to the School this morning to sit  their term test had returned  home.

Educational Authorities had not taken steps to remove the Wasps Nest although they were informed on this on several occasions, the School authorities have stated. 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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Three Persons Were Arrested Over Attempting To Carry A Stock Of Foreign Cigarettes Stored Inside Of A Refrigirator

Airport customs have today (28) arrested a 33 year old
Sri Lankan worker arrived in from Qatar and two Sri Lankan Duty Free Shop workers over attempting to carry  15  foreign Cigarette Cartons contains cigarette sticks stored inside of a Refrigirator out of the Katunayake Airport today (28).

The two Duty free shop workers forced the Sri Lankan worker from Qatar to carry the Refrigirator outside the Airport by promising to pay  Rs.2500 for it,It has been revealed.

However the Customs officers had managed to recover the stock of Foreign Cigarette cartons hidden inside the Refrigirator during the checking.

A group of persons were present outside the Airport to collect the Refrigirtor it has been revealed.

During the raid carried out in a Duty Free shop after the arrests Customs have recovered another 48 Foreign Cigarette cartons  stored inside the shop.

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