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Daily Archives: January 18, 2018

Warrant issued for Malaka Silva’s arrest

The Colombo Additional Magistrate today issued an arrest warrant against Malaka Silva, the son of former minister Mervyn Silva. The warrant was issued for his arrest due to Malaka Silva failing to appear before the court for the hearing of the case filed against over the assault on two foreign …

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Special HC to probe complex financial crimes awaits AG’s nod

The Bill to establish Special High Courts to administer speedy justice in bribery and corruption and complex financial crime cases, awaited the Attorney Generals approval, prior to being presented to Parliament , the government said yesterday.   The proposed amendment to the Judicature Act No. 2 of 1978 , presented …

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Petition on CMC nomination list rejection dismissed

The Supreme Court  dismissed a petition filed by the National People’s Party challenging the rejection of its nomination list for the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC). The National People’s Party (Jathika Mahajana Pakshaya) filed a petition before the Supreme Court on Jan. 1 seeking a court order preventing Local Government elections …

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UNP appoints committee to study Bond Commission report

The United National Party (UNP) has appointed a three-member committee to study the report of the Bond Commission and submit its findings to the Working Committee, UNP General Secretary Kabir Hashim said. Bond Commission handed over its final report to President Maithripala Sirisena on December 30, 2017. The Commission report …

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Person gun-down

It is reported that 39 year old individual shot dead by gunmen who came on a motor bike at Katupilagama, Sevenagala in Ambilipitiya  early this money, our news sources said.

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