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Four soldiers sentenced in Vishvamadu rape case

Four soldiers sentenced in Vishvamadu rape case

The Jaffna High Court today sentenced four Sri Lankan soldiers to 25 years in prison for raping a women and sexually abusing another in Vishvamadu, Mullaitivu in 2010. MORE..

October 8, 2015  01:15 am|

Special court to try Jaffna rape accused - President

Special court to try Jaffna rape accused - President

President Maithripala Sirisena, who is currently visiting Jaffna, pledges that the accused in the Pungudutivu gang rape and murder case will be punished even through a special court, the Presidential Media Division said. MORE...

May 26, 2015  01:22 pm|

Court issues stay order banning protests in Chunnakam

Court issues stay order banning protests in Chunnakam

The Mallakam Court issued a stay order banning any processions or protests up to 14 days from today within the Chunnakam police area in Jaffna, police said. MORE..

May 26, 2015  09:57 am|

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|

Wigneswaran defends raising convicts issue with Modi

Wigneswaran defends raising convicts issue with Modi

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran on Friday strongly defended his action of forwarding to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a representation, seeking the release of four convicts of a case of rape and murder, popularly called the Premananda case. MORE..

April 25, 2015  10:43 am|

Police hunt suspect who raped 72-year-old woman

Police hunt suspect who raped 72-year-old woman

Pallama Police have launched an investigation to arrest a suspect for allegedly raping a 72-year-old elderly woman, who had been living alone at her home in Wilpatha, Chilaw. MORE..

April 17, 2015  12:32 pm|

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