Thursday, January 4, 2018




A Female Was Critically Injured After Colliding With A Train

A female was critically injured and hospitalized after
colliding with a train transporting goods from  Nawalapitiya to Nanu Oya at malliappu railway cross road on Hatton-Nuwara-Eliya main road this evening (04).

The injured female was admitted to Dikoya Base Hospital and later transfered to Nawalapitiya Base Hospital for further treatment.

According to the railway gate keeper the female who is a resident of Hatton area had asked him whether a train arrived at that time just before the incident.

Hatton Police are investigating on the incident.


Two Suspects Arrested Over The Death Of A British National Were Remanded

The two suspects arrested over the death of a 37 year
old British National whose body was recovered in a ground at Maligawatte were remanded until 15th of January by the Colombo Additional Magistrate today (04).

The suspects were remanded adter being produced before the court today by Maligawatte  and the Additional Magistrate has ordered to produce one suspect for an identification parade.

Maligawatte Police had informed the Court that inquiry is underway regarding the death of the British national as the Police has suspected the death may be a murder.

Government Has Signed A MOU With SLIIIT To Form A New Non Profitable Medical Degree Awarding Institute By Abolishing SAITM

Government has signed a memorandum of
understanding (MOU)with the Sri Lanka Institute Of Information Technology (SLIIT) which is a private non profitable degree awarding institute in Sri Lanka to form a non profitable institute awarding a  medical degree by abolishing the SAITM (Malabe Private Medical Collage) on 30th of December 2017 the Government Information Departm
ent has announced.

Accordingly the newly formed Medical Degree Institute will be recruited the current SAITM students and will be received  an approval from Sri Lanka Medical Council for it's Medical Degree.

The Institute will recruit new students from 2019 the Information Department has stated.

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A Person Was Killed In Colombo After Run Over By A Lorry

Image result for accidentA person was killed and another had been critically injured and hospitalized  after run over by a Lorry on D.R Wijewardane Mawatha,Colombo -10 this morning(04) .

The deceased was identified as a resident of Dehiwala area

Navy Have Arrested 13 Indian Fishermen In Sri Lankan Waters

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Sri Lanka Navy have yesterday (03) arrested 13 Indian Fishermen while illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters waters near Delft Island in Jaffna along with two boats they arrived in  .

Navy and Fisheries Officials  are currently questioning the suspected  Indian Fishermen who had arrived in from Rameshwaram,South India on their illegal fishing activities in Sri Lankan waters.The Boats they had arrived in were handed over to the Fisheries Directors Office in Jaffan.

After questioning ,the group of Indian Fishermen are due to be produced before the Jaffna  Court.

Two Businessmen Were Arrested With A Stock Of "Beedi" Illegally Imported From India

Image result for arrestedExcise Officers in Vavuniya had arrested two businessmen who are illegally importing the tobacco product  "Beedi"  from India and distributed here with a stock of  "Beedi " in their possession at two trade stalls in Vavniya.
The suspects have imported "Beedi " illegally from India by Boats and sold   under a popular brand of "Beedi " produced in Sri Lanka it has been revealed.
The stock of "Beedi" taken in to custody in possession of the suspects is worth around Rs.1.4 million according to the reports.
The suspects are residents of Vavuniya District.

Two Persons Arrested Over The Death Of A British National, Whose Body Recovered In A Ground In Maligawatta

Image result for arrestedAs the death of a 37 year old British National whose body was recovered in a Ground at Araliya Uyana ,Maligawatte has been suspected as a murder ,Police have arrested two persons including a Three Wheeler Driver over the killing .

Police have also recovered the passport,Foreign Currencies ,the Air Ticket and a Wristwatch of the British national in possession of the suspects it has been revealed.

The deceased British National had been identified as a drug addict who had arrived in Sri Lanka last year to get treatment for the drug addiction from a Rehabilitation Center in Wadduwa area .However as he was caught by the Police over taking narcotic tablets and expelled him to Britain he had returned to Maradana area  without leaving the country it has been revealed during  the investigations carried out by the police.
At  Maradana  area he had met with  the three suspects arrested over his death and with them the British National had bought a narcotics worth around Rs.2000 from Granspass area and went to one of the suspects house .There somehow the Foreigner had fainted and the suspects had taken his body and left at the ground in Maligawatte according to the Police.

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