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Senior DIG remanded till 25th of July

Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe has been arrested for allegedly helping a suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya in Jaffna to evade arrest remanded till 25th of July by Kayts acting Magistrate. The 18-year-old student from Pungudutivu was abducted, raped and murdered while returning from school on May 13, …

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New Secretariat to deal with financial crimes

The government has decided to set up a new Secretariat to investigate financial crimes, informed sources said yesterday. Prime Minister’s office said that a Bill to this effect will be presented to Parliament soon. The new Secretariat is expected to match with international standards.

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IGP receives Best Employer award – 2017

IGP Pujith Jayasundara received the award for Sri Lanka’s Best Employer Brand Award – a lifetime achievement award – at the World HRD Congress – 2017 held at the Hotel Taj Samudra in Colombo . The World HRD Congress hosted the award ceremony in recognition of the top organizations and …

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IGP orders CID to probe 2012 Welikada Prison riots

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has launched an investigation in connection with the Welikada Prison riots of 2012, based on the instructions of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara. The riots which broke out at the Welikada Prison in 2012 claimed the lives of 27 inmates.

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Mother, grandmother and infant drown

Two adults and an infant have died under mysterious circumstances after drowning in the Uma Oya, our news sources said The drowned victims were reported to be a two-and-a-half-year-old infant by the name of Thangarajah Leli, the infant’s mother, Karupaiyah Subramaniam, and the infant’s grandmother, Ramaiyah Karupai, all of whom …

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Individual hospitalized after being shot

A shooting had occurred near the Magul Pokuna church in Mahabage, Wattala at 9.00pm last night Police reported that two individuals travelling on a bike had opened fire at a vehicle (Jeep) traveling on the road. The individual was admitted to the Ragama Hospital after sustaining injuries during the shooting. …

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