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Thajudeen case: High Court issues summons to former SDIG Senanayake

Colombo High Court Judge Adithya Patabendige today (24) issued summons to former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake for his alleged involvement in concealing evidence in the murder of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen.


Negombo man sets fire to building owned by mother-in-law

A man has set fire to a five-storey building owned by his mother-in-law in Kochchikade, Negombo, last night (23) causing massive damages to the property.


CID investigating alleged sterilizing report

The Criminal Investigation Department is investigating a news report that a particular doctor had sterilized thousands of women against their will.


Police Constable killed in shootout during a raid in Akuressa

A Police Constable attached to the Akuressa police station is dead after he was hit in a shootout with alleged criminals in Akuressa yesterday (22).


Navy nabs 24 illegal fishermen

The Navy yesterday apprehended 24 persons who had allegedly been engaged in illegal fishing in Kadakarechchenai, Trincomalee, the Navy said (14).


Racial attacks in Kandy thwarted

Security forces prevented an attempt to launch a series of attacks on ethnic minorities in the Kandy district from last Sunday


Nine arrested and remanded for violence in Minuwangoda

The police have arrested and remanded nine suspects in connection with the communal violence in the Minuwangoda area yesterday (13).


Weapons found buried in Wellawaya

The Army found a stock of firearms and ammunition buried in a plot of land in Kuda Oya in Wellawaya today (13).


Curfew in Chilaw

A Police curfew has been declared in Chilaw with immediate effect after tension erupted in the North Western town until 6am tomorrow


Muslims cooperated with police to nab extremists

The Muslim community helped the Police to arrest the remaining members of alleged the terror group that struck churches on Easter Sunday.


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