Drug peddler "Cheeti" arrested

Sri Lanka, April 10 -- Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana stated that the Special Task Force yesterday arrested wanted drug peddler Sarath Kumara alias "Cheeti". "The 44-year-old suspect was ... Read More

'Hotel not being built inside Sinharaja Forest'

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- The Department of Forest Conservation yesterday refuted media reports that a hotel is being built in the Sinharaja Forest. Issuing a media release, the Department of Forest Cons... Read More

Minister Namal's travel ban lifted

Sri Lanka, April 2 -- Colombo Chief Magistrate Buddhika Sri Ragala yesterday lifted the overseas travel ban imposed by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court on Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa and three... Read More

ETI finance directors released on bail

Sri Lanka, April 1 -- The former directors of ETI and Swarnamahal Jewellers were released on bail by Colombo Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today. The four directors of ETI are Jeewaka Edirisingh... Read More

CIABOC case: Former CJ, Judge, former LECO Chairman acquitted

Sri Lanka, March 31 -- Colombo Chief Magistrate Buddhika Sri Ragala yesterday ordered to acquit former Attorney General Mohan Peiris, Court of Appeal Judge A.H.M.D. Nawaz and former Chairman of Lanka ... Read More

Former ETI directors further remanded

Sri Lanka, March 31 -- The former directors of ETI and Swarnamahal Jewellers arrested under the Money Laundering Act were ordered to be further remanded till April 1 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Priyant... Read More

Police told to expedite probes into three fraud cases

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- Colombo Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage issued an order directing the OIC of Commercial Crimes Investigations Unit to appear before the Court on June 02 and report facts on t... Read More

Police watch on school vans, buses

Sri Lanka, March 29 -- Legal action will be taken against the drivers and the owners of the vehicles transporting schoolchildren without following health instructions, Police Media Spokesperson DIG Aj... Read More

Minister Johnston Fernando released from Bribery case

Sri Lanka, March 26 -- Colombo Chief Magistrate Buddhika Sri Ragala today ordered the release of Minister Johnston Fernando and two others from two bribery cases filed against them. Accordingly, form... Read More

Body brought to country from Dubai was 'Keselwatte Dinuka's

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- DNA sample tests and fingerprints confirm that the body brought to the country on March 18 from Dubai, is that of notorious criminal figure Rajapaksha Arachchilage Dinuka Madush... Read More