Saturday, October 13, 2018

Hatton -Bagawanthalawa Road To Remain Closed Due To A Landslide Threat

Authorities have decided to close down
further   the Hatton -Bagawanthalawa road which temporarily closed down for traffic since  last afternoon  (13)due to a sunken area of the road and a Landslide threat .

The Transport activities of the road had been completely stopped temporarily due to a sunken area of the road from NewWeligama ,Norwood road.

As a result Police have advised the Motorists to use an alternative routes to travel until further notice. 

A Person Was Arrested With A Hand Grenade

A 37 year old person had been arrested
with a Local made hand grenade at Aladuwawatte area in Mathugama, Kalutara by the Mathugama Police yesterday (13)during a raid carried out in the area.

The suspect who is a resident of Yatadola area is due to be produced before the Mathugama Magistrate Court today (14).

A Russian National Arrested While Making Tattoos In Sri Lanka Illegally Had Been Remanded

Galle Chief Magistrate Harshan
Kakunawela has ordered to Remand a Russian national arrested over making Tattoos at Kanampitiya ,Galle for living illegally after arriving in Sri Lanka from Tourist visas ,until 23 rd of October .

Police have arrested the Russian National whilest making a Body tattoo of a youth in Galle for Rs.15,000 it has been revealed.Police have also  taken in to custody Tattoo making equipments in possession of the suspect during a raid carried out to arrest him.




A Chinese National.Was Arrested With A Stock Of Cigarettes Illegally Brought To Sri Lanka

Airport Customs officers have today

(13)arrested a 35 year old Chinese National whilest attempting to smuggle around 12,000  cigarette sticks illegally to the country at Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport .

The estimated value of the Cigarette sticks brought by the Chinese National hidden inside of his three luggages is around Rs.600,000.


A Youth Was Kiled And A School Girl had Been Injured Due To A Lorry -Tipper Collision

A 21 year old youth was killed and a 15

year old school girl had been injured and hospitalized after the small Lorry they were travelling in colliding with a Tipper Truck at Duwamodara area in Kosgoda this noon (13) .

The injured had been admitted to the Balapitiya Hospital and the youth had succumbed to his injuries after transferring to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.

The deceased youth was a resident of Elpitiya area and the injured school girl Is a resident of Balapitiya area.

Police are conducting an investigations over the incident. 

A Body Of A Wild Elephant Had Recovered Near A Hindu Temple

A body of a Wild Elephant had been
recovered near the "Gana Devi "Hindu Temple at Shanthimale area in Kokkadicholai In Batticaloa last night (12)by the villagers.

Wild Life officers attached to Wellaweli Wild Life Office had arrived at the scene as per the information provided by the villagers .The Wild Life officers are conducting an investigations over the incident. 

Hatton -Bagawanthalawa Road Had Been Closed Due To A Sunken Area

Hatton -Bagawanthalawa main road
had been closed down for traffic today (13)as a result of a part of the road had sunk from newweligama area in Norwood  it has been reported.

Due to the sunken area a Landslide threat has occurred according to sources.

Police have advised the Motorists to use an alternative routes when travelling.

Meanwhile the National Building Research Organization (NBRO)had evacuated residents of five houses in the area and moved them to safe place due to the Landslide threat .

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