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Three including main suspect remanded

The main suspect and two others arrested in connection with the shooting incident, targeting the chief incumbent of Kataragama Kiriwehera Temple, have been remanded until June 20. Asela Lakshman Bandara, the main suspect in the shooting, who had previously worked at the Mahasen Devalaya at the temple as a Kapurala, …

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Sri Lanka to remove VAT from hospital bills

Sri Lanka will remove value added tax from hospital bills from next week, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said in the wake of calls by President Maithripala Sirisena also to lift the tax. Sri Lanka slammed a 15 value added tax on hospital bills while threatening price controls on private hospital …

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Two arrested for committing fraud through ATMs

Police has apprehended 2 people at Kuruna area in Negombo, for committing fraud using Automated Teller Machines (ATM). The suspects have stolen about Rs 8.7 million via ATM machines in Negombo and Ja-Ela areas, according to the Police. The arrest has been made following a lengthy investigation conducted by the …

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