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Norochcholai turbine shut down

Residents of villages near the Lakvijaya coal power plant at Norochcholai had complained to the North Western Province Environmental Authority (NWPEA) about an unbearable fly ash emanating from the power plant, yesterday, NWPEA Acting Director, Saman Lenaduwa said.   “Villagers complained that fly ash came out of the plant around …

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Main drug dealer in Peliyagoda arrested with heroin and grenade

A prominent drug dealer in the Peliyagoda area has been arrested with drugs and a grenade, police said. Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said that the suspect, 26-year-old Jayaratnage Gihan Sandaruwan, was arrested at Peliyagoda this evening by the Police Special Task Force (STF). Police also took into custody 5 …

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