Friday, June 29, 2018




Three Soldiers Were Arrested With Three Valuable Tusk Pearls

Two Army Soldiers and a Civil Defense Force Soldier were arrested by the Dankotuwa Police  while attempting to sell three valuable  Tusk Pearls illegally at Dankotuwa town yesterday(29).

The suspects are residents of Morawewa,Giriulla and Mahadiwulwewa areas.A court action due to be taken against them.

A Foreign National Was Arrested With A Stock Of Gem Stones At The Airport

Airport customs have arrested a 63 year old Ugandan National while attempting to smuggle around 858 Gem stones believed to be Blue Sapphire to the Country at Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport last night(29) it has been reported.

The estimated value of the Stock of Gemstones is around Rs.8 million.Customs Officials are currently questioning the suspect over the incident.


Colombo Fort Magistrate Ordered Authorities To Send Four Tapes Containing Mobile Conversations On Bond Scam To The Govt.Analyst

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka
Jayaratne  has yesterday(29) ordered the authorities to send four tapes received from the Perpetual Treasuries Limited and Four tapes received from the Bonds Commission on the mobile convesations held regarding the Central Bank Bond Scam ,to the Government Analyst after the Senior Government Advocate Lakmini girihagama informing the Court that the mobile Conversation tapes received from Perpetual Treasuries have been changed and some conversations were deleted.

Government Advocate who had appeared behalf of the Attorney General had also informed the court yesterday that some oficials of the Perpetual Treasuries Limited have deleted and changed conversations of those tapes as per the instructions of the owner of Perpetual Treasuries imprisoned Arjun Aloysius.

Some of the mobile phone
conversations included in the  four tapes provided to the Central Bank Bond Commission  by the Perpetual Treasuries have been deleted and changed before handing over to the commission senior Advocate had informed during the hearing of the Bond Scam case.

The next hearing of the case is scheduled to be held on 20 th of July.


Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake And Web Journalists Movement Have Complained To The FCID Over The New York Times News Item On Former President Rajapakshe

Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake and Web Journalists National Movement had complained to the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Department (FCID)on  the news item appeared in "New York Times " news paper over the Utilizing of US Dollars 7.6 million provided by a bank account of China Harbor company to  the election campaign of former President Mahinda Rajapakshe in 2015.

Addressing a media briefing held yesterday (29) in Colombo Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake had stated that the CID had provided the information regarding the money deal between Former President Rajapakshe and China Company  to the paper .

CID had provided a "B" Report to the paper on the incident he has stressed.

Meanwhile Chinese government has yesterday denied the New York Times report on the Deal. 


Price Of A Domestic Gas Cylinder Decreased By Rs.138

The price of a Domestic Gas Cylinder has been reduced by Rs.138 with effect from midnight yesterday(29) as per a decision taken by the Cost of Living Committee according to the Consumer Affairs Authority.

Accordingly the new price of a 12.5 Kilo Gramme Domestic Gas Cylinder will be  Rs.1538.

Prices of 5 Kilo Gramme and 2.3  Kilo Gramme Gas Cylinder prices too were reduced by Rs.55 and Rs.25 Respectivly with effect from midnight yesterday.The new prices cof a 5 KG Gas Cylinder is Rs.616 and 2.3 KG Gas Cylider is Rs.283 the Consumer Affairs Authority has stated.

As per the new Fuel Price Mechanism introduced by the government the price of a Domestic Gas Cylinder had  increased by Rs.247 with effect from 27 th of April.

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A Motorcyclist Was Killed Due To A Motorcycle-Tipper Collision

A Motorcyclist was killed after the Motorcycle he was riding colliding with a Tipper Truck arrived in front while attempting to overtake a Bus last evening (28) at Kaldiya in Puttalam -Kurunagala Road.

The deceased was a resident of Unaweliya area in Madurankuliya,

Puttalam Police have arrested the Tipper Truck Driver over the incident,while the Traffic Unit of the Police are investigating on the incident.

Former JVP Leader Rohana Wijeweera's Wife Had Filed A Petition Demanding To Produce His Missing Husband To The Court

Image result for rohana wijeweeraThe wife of the Founder of leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP-Peoples Liberation Front ) Rohana Wijeweera , Srimathi Chitrangani Jayaweera has today(29) filed a Habaescorpus Petition at the Court Of Appeal demanding the producing of her missing Husband  who was arrested by the Security forces during the  1989 terror period  over the revolution he had launched to any formal court in the country.

The petitioner has named 11 persons including the Attorney General as respondents of the case.
According to the wife of Rohana Wijeweera the JVP Leader,her husband was arrested by the Government Security Forces on 12th of November in 1989 at Ulapane ,Matale and since then during last 29 years he was not produce before a Court and the Government still not inform her whether her husband is still live or not .

The petitioner has also requested the Court of Appeal to issue a Court order requesting an full inquiry over the whereabouts of her husband.

Ten Persons Were Remanded Over The Killing Of A Leopard In North

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Ten suspects including a  three who have surrendered  to  the Kilinochchi Police today(29) regarding the brutal  killing of a rare species of  Leopard at Ambalulam  in Kilinochchi   have been remanded until 03rd of July by the Kilinochchi Magistrate Court today.

Seven Suspects have been arrested and surrendered to the Police earlier over the killing of a Leopard on 21st of June and Three suspects have been surrendered to the Police over the incident today.

All of them were remanded until 03rd of July by the Kilinochchi Magistrate Court after been produced before the Court.

Ten suspects including a  three who have surrendered  to  the Kilinochchi Police today(29) regarding the killing of a rare species of  Leopard at Ambalulam  in Kilinochchi   have been remanded until 03rd of July by the Kilinochchi Magistrate Court today.

The suspects were identified through the video footage.


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An Army Soldier Had Committed Suicide At A Army Camp

A 22 year old Army Soldier had committed suicide by shot himself from his official firearm at the Arali Army base in Kayts (Northern Province)last night (28).

The reason behind the suicide has not yet been revealed.The deceased was a resident of Udakirilla in ,Ratnapura area.

Kayts Police are investigating over the incident,

A Person Was Killed And Three Others Injured Due To Three Wheeler-Bus Collision

A 38 Year old Three Wheeler Driver was killed and his wife and two children have been injured and hospitalized after the Three Wheeler they were traveling colliding with a Private Bus arrived in front at the 15th Post in Gokarella area today(29).

The Critically  injured Driver  had succumbed to his injuries  after admission  to the Gokarella Hospital for treatment.The injured wife and two children of the deceased person have been transferred to Kurunagala Teaching Hospital for treatment.

The deceased was identified as a resident of Galewela ,Puwakpitiya area.

A Female Was Killed Due To A Wild Elephant Attack

A 69 year old Female was killed  due to a Wild Elephant Attack while at Home at Kandeyaya in Puttalam early this morning (29) it has been reported.

The critically injured female had succumbed to her injuries after admission to the Puttalam Hospital.The deceased had faced the incident while at the Kitchen of her house it has been revealed.

61 Corona Positives Had Been Reported Today (28)

A total of 61 Corona Virus positives had been reported in the Country today (28) until 11.30 p.m ,increasing the total number of Corona ...