December 29, 2017 6:08 am gmt |
Another individual suspected to be part of the ‘Awa’ group has been arrested in Vaddukkodai, Jaffna. The sources said the Vaddukkoddai Police had launched a raid to arrest the individual in question based on a tip off. It is revealed the suspect may be connected to 5 incidents of assault and theft wh...
October 24, 2017 7:20 am gmt |
The UNP’s Western Provincial Council member Randeer Rodrigo was also arrested along with an armed gang that traveled with large amounts of weapons in the Divulapitiya area. The incident has created big tension in the country. One person was killed and another person injured when the armed gang ...
October 22, 2017 10:02 am gmt |
Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara has notified the National Police Commission that the report, compiled, pertaining to the issues surrounding an alleged Police assault on protesters, during the recent unrest in Hambantota, will be handed over next week. Secretary to the Commission Ariyad...
October 21, 2017 9:00 am gmt |
Venerable Arambepola Rathanasara Thero has been remanded till October 30, in connection with the threatening of Rohingya refugees in Mount Lavinia. The Buddhist monk was arrested by Nittambuwa Police yesterday (20), and produced before the Galkissa Magistrate’s court according to the police media uni...
October 7, 2017 10:37 am gmt |
Dharshana Perera, the Sri Lankan ambassador to Indonesia said that the group that included 28 Sri Lankans who were arrested by the Indonesian Security forces, for allegedly attempting to migrate to Australia illegally by boat, have been sent back to Sri Lanka. They were arrested August 9, 2017, by th...
October 6, 2017 7:16 am gmt |
Pudukuddirippu Police has arrested an induvidual by the suspicion of manufacturing firearms, and taken into custoady on Tuesday (03). Based on information received by the police that firearms were being manufactured on a large scale inside a house in Devipuram, a sudden raid was carried out and the s...
September 24, 2017 8:19 am gmt |
An Alwar-based self-styled religious guru, Swami Falahari Maharaj, was arrested on Saturday on charges of raping a disciple’s daughter last month. “After an FIR was lodged at Aravali Vihar police station (in Alwar) on September 20, the baba got him admitted in hospital, claiming he was unwell. The ho...
September 24, 2017 5:36 am gmt |
Six people have been injured in Stratford, east London, in a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST, following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was thrown. Ambulance crews treated six ma...
September 22, 2017 9:03 am gmt |
A young man who had visited former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s official residence in Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo today was arrested when he threatened to commit suicide saying that he won’t leave till he meets Mr. Rajapaksa. The Police said the suspect had tried to stab himself once he found out that...
September 16, 2017 12:16 pm gmt |
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train. The man was held in Dover on Saturday by Kent Police and taken to a local police station. The arrest is “significant” but the terror threat level remains ...
September 5, 2017 11:35 am gmt |
The Philippine police chief on Tuesday (September 5) gave an emotional denial during a Senate hearing into President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, insisting that Duterte never told him to “kill and kill.” Duterte took office in June last year after winning an election on a vow to get ...
September 5, 2017 9:25 am gmt |
A 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a two-and-half-year-old girl in his house in Thanjavur district, police said today. The incident occurred last evening when the accused M Sekar from Sethubavachathiram, about 80 kms from Thanjavur, took the girl, who was playing near hi...
August 31, 2017 5:46 am gmt |
The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, along with two boats, near the Delft Island. All the fishermen were taken to the Kankesanthurai Naval Camp for interrogation. Earlier on August 14, the Sri Lankan Navy apprehended four TN fishermen along with a country boat near Punkudi Isla...
August 30, 2017 9:41 am gmt |
The suspected gunman who opened fire in a New Mexico library on Monday, killing two people and injuring four others, was identified by police as a 16-year-old who had recently been suspended from school. Prosecutors said they are considering whether to charge Nathan Jouett as an adult for allegedly k...
In Hill country
August 28, 2017 5:09 am gmt |
Two doctors attached to the Kegalle Hospital were arrested on Friday (25) night for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a woman. According to police, the incident had occurred at about 8.30 pm near a hotel in Kegalle town. In her complaint, the victim had stated that she lives near the hotel and...
August 25, 2017 11:02 am gmt |
Australian cyclist Jack Bobridge, who won silver medals in the team pursuit at the last two Olympics, was arrested in Perth this week on charges of dealing in ecstasy, local media reported on Friday (August 25). Bobridge, who was forced into retirement last year because of the effects of rheumatoid a...