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Siyam murder: Vass Gunawardena, son and 4 others found guilty

Siyam murder: Vass Gunawardena, son and 4 others found guilty

Six suspects including former DIG Vass Gunawardena and his son Ravindu have been sentenced to death after being found guilty for the abduction and murder of businessman Mohamed Siyam by the Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar. MORE..

November 27, 2015  03:20 pm|

Vavuniya DIG case: President requests report on missing cop

Vavuniya DIG case: President requests report on missing cop

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a directive to the IGP to expedite the investigation in connection with the disappearance case of a police Sergeant who was a witness in the case in which several top cops including a DIG are suspected of allegedly involved in a treasure hunting incident in Vavuniya. MORE...

October 20, 2015  06:06 pm|

Court to announce verdict in Shyam murder trial in November

Court to announce verdict in Shyam murder trial in November

The verdict in the murder trial of Bambalapitiya businessman Mohamed Shyam, in which former DIG Vass Gunawardena is accused, will be announced on 27 November. MORE...

October 12, 2015  06:25 pm|

Ex-DIG, Chief Inspector further remanded

Ex-DIG, Chief Inspector further remanded

Former Vavuniya DIG U.K. Dissanayake and a Chief Inspector who were arrested in connection with an incident of illegal excavations carried out in the Kudakachchakodiya area have been further remanded until October 21 by the Vavuniya Magistrates Court today (07). MORE...

October 7, 2015  02:10 pm|

Ex-Vavuniya DIG further remanded

Ex-Vavuniya DIG further remanded

Former Vavuniya DIG U.K. Dissanayake, who was arrested in connection with an incident of illegal excavations carried out in the Kudakachchakodiya area, has been further remanded until October 07 by the Vavuniya Magistrates Court. MORE..

September 30, 2015  02:58 pm|

Ex-DIG admitted to Colombo National hospital

Ex-DIG admitted to Colombo National hospital

Former DIG Vass Gunawardena, who is in custody following the murder case of Bambalapitiya businessman Mohamed Shyam, has been admitted to the Colombo National hospital following a sudden illness, Ada Derana Court reporter said. MORE...

September 7, 2015  11:04 am|

Police identify suspects in Ukkuwas murder case

Police identify suspects in Ukkuwas murder case

The police have identified the suspects who were behind the murder of notorious underworld kingpin Jayaweera Patabendige Indika Nilusha alias Pallikudawe Ukkuwa, a police source said today (28). MORE...

July 28, 2015  11:10 am|

Pallikudawe Ukkuwa killed, two others injured

Pallikudawe Ukkuwa killed, two others injured

Notorious underworld kingpin Jayaweera Patabendige Indika Nilusha alias Ukkuwa has been killed by an unidentified group of people in Tangalle, this morning (26), the police said. MORE...

July 26, 2015  11:20 am|

24 senior police officers transferred

24 senior police officers transferred

Several top police officers including three SSPs, 21 ASPs and seven Officer in Charge of Police (OICs) have been transferred with immediate effect, Acting Police Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara told Ada Derana. MORE...

March 11, 2015  01:05 pm|

Four DIGs among top cops transferred

Four DIGs among top cops transferred

Several high-ranking police officers including four Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) and 18 Senior Superintend of Police (SSP) have been transferred with immediate effect, the Police Spokesperson told Ada Derana. MORE...

March 8, 2015  02:47 pm|

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