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Court returns Wimals passport

Court returns Wimals passport

The Negombo Magistrate this morning (28) returned the passport of MP Wimal Weerawansa, Ada Derana reporter says. MORE...

October 28, 2015  10:29 am|

Bodies of couple found inside home in Gampaha

Bodies of couple found inside home in Gampaha

The severely decomposed bodies of a man and woman have been discovered inside a residence in the Galpotta area in Udugampola, Gampaha. MORE..

September 10, 2015  03:40 pm|

UPFA coalition partners to form new alliance?

UPFA coalition partners to form new alliance?

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksas allies are planning to form a new opposition alliance, breaking away from President Maithripala Sirisenas United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) coalition, senior leftist leaders said on Saturday. MORE..

August 30, 2015  12:24 am|

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|

Kalawana OIC among 3 cops suspended

Kalawana OIC among 3 cops suspended

Three police officers including the officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Kalawana Police Station have been suspended for allegedly neglecting duties. MORE..

July 16, 2015  10:27 am|

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

The immigration staff of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad arrested a Sri Lankan passenger during the custom checkup for travelling using a fake passport. MORE..

May 27, 2015  03:52 pm|

Shashi Weerawansas passport and NIC forged: CID informs court

Shashi Weerawansas passport and NIC forged: CID informs court

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today informed court that the diplomatic passport and National Identity Card (NIC) of former Minister Wimal Weerawansas wife Shashi Weerawansa, have been forged. MORE..

May 15, 2015  02:04 pm|

Sri Lankan gang arrested over fake passport racket

Sri Lankan gang arrested over fake passport racket

The Q branch of the Tamil Nadu police busted on Wednesday, a fake passport racket run by a Sri Lankan gang which had been issuing fake Indian passports and fake visas to Sri Lankan refugees after collecting huge amounts and helping them to go to Europe and Canada via Nepal. MORE..

April 30, 2015  03:09 pm|

Full-face helmet ban to be re-implemented on April 2

Full-face helmet ban to be re-implemented on April 2

Wearing full-face helmets by motorcyclists will be banned from April 2, Police spokesman said a short while ago. Earlier police announced the implementation of the ban but was later removed by Minister of Public Order. MORE...

March 25, 2015  12:03 pm|

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ruwan Gunasekara has been appointed as the new Police Media Spokesman. MORE..

March 12, 2015  07:40 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|

Government lifts ban on full-face helmets

Government lifts ban on full-face helmets

Minister John Amaratunga said that the ban on full-face helmets that was to be implemented from 21 March has been temporary removed. MORE...

March 9, 2015  05:09 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|

Police to re-enforce helmet laws

Police to re-enforce helmet laws

Wearing full face helmets by motorcyclists has been banned from 21 March, Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said. MORE...

March 2, 2015  01:22 pm|

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|

Ex-Police Spokesman set to make special disclosure

Ex-Police Spokesman set to make special disclosure

Former Police Media Spokesman SSP Prashantha Jayakody, who left for Australia in 2013 after alleging unduly political pressure during his execution of police duties, is set to return to the country today. MORE...

February 26, 2015  09:58 am|

Ex-Transport Director released on bail

Ex-Transport Director released on bail

Former Transport Director of the Presidential Secretariat Office (PSO), Keerthi Samarasinghe, who was remanded over three missing vehicles attached to the PSO, has been released on bail by the Fort Magistrate, this morning (25). MORE...

February 25, 2015  12:13 pm|

Pictures: Police seize unclaimed luxury vehicle

Pictures: Police seize unclaimed luxury vehicle

An abandoned Prado reportedly belongs to the Presidents Secretariat Office has been found from a garage in Havelock Road, Galle, the police said. MORE...

February 9, 2015  11:06 am|

Mahindanandas passport to be impounded

Mahindanandas passport to be impounded

The Bribery Commission has instructed immigration authorities to impound the passport of former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage for a period of 3 months, pending an investigation into a complaint against him. MORE..

January 26, 2015  05:09 pm|

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