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Drug kingpin who smuggles narcotics to Lanka arrested

Drug kingpin who smuggles narcotics to Lanka arrested

Indian Police have arrested an accused, who acted as a kingpin of a drug peddling gang, which smuggled narcotics to Sri Lanka after a high drama during a vehicle check, The Hindu newspaper reported.MORE...

December 13, 2015  10:19 pm|

UNP Provincial Councilor Tissa Bandara arrested

UNP Provincial Councilor Tissa Bandara arrested

UNP Central Provincial Councilor Tissa Bandara has been arrested for allegedly assaulting an individual at the Dambulla Economic Centre, the police say. MORE...

October 25, 2015  11:06 am|

No bail for Upali Kodikara, remanded till Oct. 23

No bail for Upali Kodikara, remanded till Oct. 23

The Colombo Chief Magistrate today (19) remanded former Western Provincial Minister Upali Kodikara who was arrested for allegedly obstructing a police officer at the BMICH premises where sittings were held to question the former President. MORE...

October 19, 2015  02:30 pm|

Upali Kodikara arrested

Upali Kodikara arrested

The Cinnamon Garden police today (19) arrested former Western Provincial Minister Upali Kodikara for allegedly obstructing a police officer at the BMICH premises where sittings were held to question the former President. MORE...

October 19, 2015  12:52 pm|

Four Indians arrested for visa violations

Four Indians arrested for visa violations

At least four Indians have been arrested in eastern province for allegedly abusing visa conditions, the police said. MORE...

August 23, 2015  04:28 pm|

Ex-PS member arrested for poaching in reserve

Ex-PS member arrested for poaching in reserve

A former UNP member of the Ambalantota Pradeshiya Sabha has been arrested by wildlife officers for allegedly poaching within the Madunagala Reserve. MORE..

June 19, 2015  09:46 am|

Man held with Rs 7.8m in gold strapped to legs

Man held with Rs 7.8m in gold strapped to legs

A Sri Lankan national who attempted to smuggle gold worth over Rs 7.8 million into the country was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake this morning. MORE..

June 5, 2015  02:11 pm|

Post-war systemic breakdown blamed for Jaffna violence

Post-war systemic breakdown blamed for Jaffna violence

Dr. Daya Somasundaram, Professor of Psychiatry at Jaffna University, blames the breakdown of traditional social and administrative structures for the gang rape and murder of 18 year old school girl, S. Vithya, at Pungudithivu on May 13, and the mayhem that engulfed Sri Lankas Northern Province subsequently. MORE..

May 23, 2015  09:51 am|

Court bans protests in Jaffna Town

Court bans protests in Jaffna Town

The Jaffna Magistrate Court has issued a stay order banning all types of protests in Jaffna Town, Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said. MORE..

May 23, 2015  07:15 am|

130 arrested over Jaffna violence remanded

130 arrested over Jaffna violence remanded

The 130 persons arrested for unlawful protest, damaging public property and assaulting police officers near the Jaffna Magistrates Court have been ordered remanded. MORE..

May 21, 2015  04:07 pm|

Tense situation erupts near Jaffna Court

Tense situation erupts near Jaffna Court

Police today used tear gas to disperse protesters who were behaving violently near Jaffna Court over a rape and murder of a girl in Kayts, the police said. MORE..

May 20, 2015  01:32 pm|

Sri Lankan arrested after undercover sting in Florida

Sri Lankan arrested after undercover sting in Florida

A 22-year-old Sri Lankan man is facing up to 15 years in prison if found guilty on charges of attempted lewd and lascivious battery and traveling to meet a minor for a sexual encounter in Florida, US. MORE..

May 16, 2015  02:36 pm|

Three nabbed over kidnap, rape and murder of student

Three nabbed over kidnap, rape and murder of student

Police have arrested three suspects in connection with the kidnapping, rape and murder of an 18-year-old student, who was on her way to school Wednesday morning in Punkudithivu, Jaffna. MORE..

May 15, 2015  12:35 pm|

15-year-old arrested with heroin

15-year-old arrested with heroin

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for the possession of heroin in the Hikkaduwa area. Acting on information received, Hikkaduwa Police apprehended the suspect and found 1 g 150 mg of heroin in his possession. MORE..

May 14, 2015  12:16 pm|

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

A Sri Lankan national has been arrested by Chinese police officers for the possession of crystal methamphetamine, an illegal drug popularly known as ice, following a crackdown on drug dealers students of targeting international schools in Beijing. MORE..

May 9, 2015  12:35 pm|

Cop arrested for molesting girl on board bus

Cop arrested for molesting girl on board bus

A 35-year-old Police Constable (PC) has been arrested on charges of molesting a young girl aboard a moving bus in the Ellawala area in Matale. MORE..

May 4, 2015  05:16 pm|

Two uni students arrested for damaging public property

Two uni students arrested for damaging public property

Two university students arrested on charges of causing damage to public property during a protest opposite the UGC yesterday have been remanded until May 11, police said. MORE..

April 30, 2015  04:30 pm|

Sri Lankan woman arrested smuggling gold into India

Sri Lankan woman arrested smuggling gold into India

Indian customs officials have arrested a Sri Lankan woman who smuggled gold weighing nearly one kilogram into the country by concealing it under her garments. MORE..

April 25, 2015  06:25 pm|

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