Sunday, March 24, 2019

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293 Drunken Drivers Had Been Arrested During Special Raids

During an Island Wide raids carried
 out from last night (23) until this morning (24) around 293 Drunken drivers had been arrested according to the Police Media Spokesman's

Police have also arrested 1879 drivers over violating traffic rules and 127 drivers over driving without a license .

These raids were carried out under the instructions of Inspector General Of Police(IGP) Pujith Jayasundara.


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A Person Was Arrested With 521 Grammes Of Heroin

Police officers attached to Wellawatta District Anti Corruption Unit have today (24) arrested a
24 year old person with 521 Grammes of Heroin in possession near the Orugodawatte flyover bridge .

The estimated value of the haul of Heroin taken in to custody in possession of the suspect is around Rs.6.2 million .

The suspect is due to be produced before the Courts by Grandpass Police.


A Person Was Killed And More Than 50 Injured Due To A Road Accident

A Passenger had been killed and more than 50 others had been injured and hospitalized after
the Bus they were travelling in falling down  a precipice  near the Mahauvawatta Kovil on Walapane-Nuwara0-Eliya  main road this evening (24).

The injured had been admitted to Walapane District Hospital and later they had been transferred to Nuwara-Eliya Base Hospital .

The injured were on a pilgrimage from  Ampara at the time of the incident 

Negambo-Colombo Main Road Closed Due To A Fire

Due to a sudden fire erupted in a Textile  shop at Wattala area ,short while ago Negambo
-Colombo main road had been temporarily  closed down from Wattala Police Station .

Colombo Municipal and Paliayagoda fire trucks are currently involved in dousing the fire fire.The cause of the fire has not yet been revealed.

A Person Was Arrested When He Attempted To Bribe A Police Officer

A 72 year old person had been arrested whilst attempting to bribe a Police officer in Eravur
Police (Northern Province) yesterday (23).

The suspect who is attached to a financial institute in North had been arrested whilst attempting to give Rs.1000 as a bribe to the police officer who was writing a complaint against him over not paying installments of a financial loan taken from a  financial institute to purchase two vehicles .

When the suspect who is a resident of Akkareipattu area attempting to give the money ,The police officer had refused it and arrested him at the Eravur Police station.

Nine Iranian Nationals With A Ship Transporting A Large Haul Of Heroin Taken In To Custody In Southern Sea Coast

Nine Iranian Nationals had been
arrested whilst transporting a large haul of  Heroin worth more than Rs.10 billion in a ship at the southern sea coast last night(23) jointly by the Police Anti Narcotic Bureau,Special Police Task Force personal and Sri Lanka Navy .

At the time the ship was raided the suspects inside the ship had thrown bags containing more than 50 million kilo gramms of Heroin into the sea  it has bedn revealed .

The ship that had taken into custody is currently being taken into Colombo Harbor.The haul of Heroin transported to Sri Lanka from Pakistan accirding to the Police.

Special Police Task Force Personal have  stated that the Ship that taken in to custody whilst transporting Heroin had used by Drug kingpin Makandure Madush to transport Heroin to Sri Lanka.

Investigations are underway regarding the incident.

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