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Jaffna incident: IGP admits shortcomings

Jaffna incident: IGP admits shortcomings

We should admit the fact that there may have been shortcomings on the part of the police with respect of the incident in Jaffna which resulted in the deaths of two university students, IGP Pujith Jayasundara says. MORE...

October 25, 2016  04:16 pm|

Police interrogate 2 suspects over Kotadeniyawa murder

Police interrogate 2 suspects over Kotadeniyawa murder

A 17-year-old youth and another person are being questioned in connection with the recent murder of the 5-year-old girl in Kotadeniyawa, police said. MORE..

September 19, 2015  10:18 am|

CID takes over probe into Kotadeniyawa toddlers murder

CID takes over probe into Kotadeniyawa toddlers murder

Investigations into the recent murder of a 5-year-old girl in Kotadeniyawa have been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) with immediate effect, police said. MORE..

September 16, 2015  10:28 am|

Police deploys thousands of officers on election eve

Police deploys thousands of officers on election eve

Sri Lanka deployed thousands of police Sunday (Aug 16) in stepped up security on the eve of a general election after the campaign was hit by sporadic violence that claimed four lives. MORE..

August 16, 2015  02:59 pm|

Malaysia deports LTTE suspect

Malaysia deports LTTE suspect

A Sri Lankan man, believed to be a senior member of terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been arrested by Malaysian police in a special raid in Kuala Lumpur, last week. MORE..

August 14, 2015  04:08 pm|

Sujeewa wants IGP to resign

Sujeewa wants IGP to resign

Deputy Justice Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe says that it is wrong to ask a person to consume poison and that it is also wrong to attempt to make someone drink poison. MORE..

August 5, 2015  04:56 pm|

Court wants JMOs full report on Wasim Thajudeen

Court wants JMOs full report on Wasim Thajudeen

The Colombo Magistrates Court on Tuesday (28) ordered to produce a detailed report with respect to the post-mortem examination carried out on former national rugby player Wasim Thajudeen. MORE...

July 28, 2015  07:17 pm|

JMOs reveal new twists in Thajudeens case

JMOs reveal new twists in Thajudeens case

The mysterious death of former national rugby player Wasim Thajudeen is not an accidental one, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) informed the Colombo Magistrates Court citing a report submitted by the Judicial Medical Officers (JMOs) today (27). MORE...

July 27, 2015  06:33 pm|

Court summons Prasanna Ranatunga

Court summons Prasanna Ranatunga

The Chief Minister of the Western Province Prasanna Ranatunga has been summoned to appear before the Colombo Fort Magistrates Court on July 14, in connection with a case filed against him, police said. MORE..

July 10, 2015  11:53 am|

Twelve Police OICs transferred

Twelve Police OICs transferred

Twelve Police officers-in-charge (OICs) have been ordered transferred with immediate effect on exigencies of service by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), police spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said. MORE..

June 23, 2015  02:27 pm|

Senior Police officers of Jaffna District transferred

Senior Police officers of Jaffna District transferred

(UPDATE) The Inspector General of Police(IGP) has ordered the transfer of the OIC of the Jaffna Division SSP SSP Lakshman Weerasekara and the HQI of Kayts CI Q.R. Perera and HQI of Jaffna CI B.M.R.K.B. Balasooriya with immediate effect, Police spokesman told Ada Derana. MORE...

May 22, 2015  03:26 pm|

SC judge steps down from bench hearing Gotas FR

SC judge steps down from bench hearing Gotas FR

Supreme Court Judge Buwaneka Aluwihare says that he will withdraw from the bench considering the fundamental rights (FR) petition filed by former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..

May 13, 2015  11:32 am|

BRSR Nagahamulla new CID Director

BRSR Nagahamulla new CID Director

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) B.R.S.R. Nagahamulla has been appointed as the new Director of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). MORE..

February 28, 2015  04:20 pm|

Rugby players death was not accidental: Police

Rugby players death was not accidental: Police

An inquest into the mysterious death of former national rugby player Wasim Thajudeen has been initiated following the emergence of new information with respect to the case in the recent past, Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said. MORE...

February 26, 2015  05:06 pm|

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