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Police after ATM intruder

The Police is looking for a person who broke into an ATM machine of a State bank in Minihirigama, Minneriya and stole cash in it, Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said. The Police Spokesman said that the amount of cash stolen…

MP arrested near statue

Three persons including Jaffna District MP and Tamil National People’s Front General Secretary Sevarasa Gajendran were arrested for organizing a ceremony to commemorate former LTTE political wing leader Thileepan, in contravention of…

Businessman remanded for killing wife

A businessman who strangled his wife was remanded yesterday till September 28 by Gangodawila Additional Magistrate Bogahadeniya. Kalani Yasantha Mapalagama of Boralesgamuwa (45), a mother of two, had been strangled to death on…

Two suspects in boy’s shooting arrested

Two suspects allegedly involved in the shooting to death of a 14-year-old boy at Gajanayakagama in the Weeraketiya Police Division on September 19 have been arrested by the Weeraketiya Police Tuesday night (21) with a firearm. The…

Youth arrested for alleged sexual abuse

The Police Child and Women’s Bureau has arrested a youth for the alleged sexual abuse of a 5-year-old girl in Nugegoda. The arrested person is a 20-year-old married man residing in a neighbouring house of the girl, Police…

Cigarette smuggler arrested

A 54-year-old suspect has been arrested in Hokandara by the Police Special Task Force (STF) along with 9,400 illicit cigarettes. A number of 9,400 illegal foreign cigarettes smuggled into the country without paying relevant…