Friday, October 19, 2018

Heavy Showers Caused Damages To Several Areas In Monaragala

Due to Thunderous Heavy showers experienced in several areas of Monaragala District during last evening (19)and night ,Soil Mounds and rocks had fallen in to the Ella-Wellawaya main road from Ravana Falls it has been reported.

As a result the Transport activities of  the main road had been disrupted .

Buttala City had Been submerged since last evening due to the showers and as a result of falling trees in to the lamp posts in the city ,power failure had been experienced in the area since last night according to reports.

Meanwhile a section of a bund belongs to the  Yudaganawa Wewa (River)in Buttala had been broken due to the showers this morning (20).

Department of Meteorology has stated that the heavy showers will continues during the weekend in many areas of the island .

There Are Sufficient Facts To Arrest Former Chief Of Defense Staff Over Abducting 11 Youth -CID Has Informed The Court

Criminal Investigations Department
(CID)has yesterday  (19)informed the Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne that there are sufficient facts  to arrest former Chief Of Defense Staff Ravindra wjeguna wardana regarding the abduction and dissaperance of 11 youth in Colombo .

The letters to recall the former Chief of Defense Staff to the CID Headquarters in  Colombo Within next week are under preparation CID has stated .

This was revealed when the Case filed against the abduction of 11 youth had taken up for hearing yesterday. 

Bone Parts Recovered From.A Mass Grave In Mannar To Be Sent To USA For A Carbon Test

Bone parts of around 185 persons
recovered from the Mass Grave in Mannar during the last 90 day period are scheduled to be sent to a Laboratory in Florida,USA shortly for a Carbon test to identify the time period which the bone parts belongs to it has been reported.

Mannar Magistrate Court has given approval to send the bone parts to a Laboratory in USA for a Carbon test .

The recovered Bone parts are being stored at the Mannar court complex under the supervision of Consultant Judicial Medical Officer S.Rajapakshe .

The excavations had begun at the  Mass Grave located at  old SATHOSA building site in Mannar after bone parts recovered from a Soil removed from the site last March. 

A Unit Manager Of MahawelI Authority Has Been Arrested Whilest Accepting A Bribe

The unit Manager attached to the
Muthuwella Unit of the Sri Lanka MahawelI Authority in Welikanda has been arrested by the Bribery Commission officers recently over accepting Rs.20,000 as a bribe from a person  inside his office.

The suspect was arrested whilest accepting the bribe from a person in Welikanda area to give recommendation for preparing a licence to the land owned by him belongs to MahawelI Authority it has been reported.

The suspected Manager is due to be produced before the court.






Two Youth Had Been Arrested With 1670 Narcotic Tablets In Their Possession

Omanthai Police have today
(19)arrested two youth whilest transporting 1670 Narcotic Tablets from a Private Bus travelling Jaffna to Trincomalee near the Omanthai Police Barricade .

The two suspects are 23 and 25 years old residents of Trincomalee area.

They are due to be produced before Vavuniya Magistrate Court .Omanthai Police are conducting an investigations over the incident.


CID Has Questioned Former DIG Nalaka De Silva For The Second Day Over Nine Hours

Criminal Investigations Department 
(CID)has today (19)questioned former Director of Terrorism Investigations Division and Former Deputy Inspector General Of Police (DIG)Nalaka De Silva for the second day over nine hours regarding the allegations levelled against him on conspiring to assasinate President and Former Defense Secretary .

After giving a  statement to the CID ,former DIG Nalaka De Silva had left the premises it has been reported.

The Former DIG Who had been interdicted by National Police Commission recently over the charges levelled against him had been questioned for around eight half hours yesterday  (18) as well.


A Person Was Killed Due To A Wild Elephant Attack.

A 49 year old person was killed due to a
Wild Elephant attack at PaluKandawa area in Galgamuwa last night (18).

The deceased who is a resident of Palukandawa area had faced the Elephant attack  when he had come out of the house to check a noise in the garden  last night  .

The Body of the deceased had been sent to Galgamuwa Hospital.

Police Have Used Tear Gas And Water Cannons To Disperse a University Students Protest

Riot Police have used Tear Gas and
water cannons to disperse a protest conducted by the students of South Eastern University at Oluvil Infront of the University Grants Commission (UGC )Building in Ward Place ,Colombo 07 this afternoon (19).

Due to the students Protest Ward Place has been closed for few hours and as a result heavy traffic had been reported from Town Hall and surrounding areas .
The group of University Students had protested Infront of the UGC Building demanding to remove punishments imposed  on a group of University Students attached to  South Eastern University by the authorities .

First Passenger Boat Service In Beira Lake Had Been Inaugurated This Morning (22)

The first Passenger Boat Service in Beira Lake ,Colombo to provide a solution for the heavy traffic congestion in Colombo had been inaugu...