Author Archive for Crimes

CID recovers firearms allegedly belonging to ‘Podi Lassie’

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana A team of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers has recovered a T-56 rifle and a revolver, which allegedly belong to the notorious underworld figure ‘Podi Lassie’. The firearms have been found from the house of the suspect’s grandmother in Telwatte, Ambalangoda, according to reports. The CID officers had led ‘Podi Lassie’ to the […]

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Last tip-off given by ‘Makandure Madush’

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Notorious underworld figure and drug kingpin ‘Makandure Madush’ has been shot dead in a crossfire between police and other suspected underworld figures at Maligawatte Housing Complex.  After uncovering information regarding a stock of 22 kg of heroin hidden at the Maligawatte Housing Complex, officers of the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) had visited that […]

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Female arrested for making defamatory remarks against Cardinal

Sunday, October 18th, 2020

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror A 43-year-old woman was arrested for making defamatory remarks against Colombo Archbishop Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith in a video uploaded to social media, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said. The suspect was arrested in Battaramulla. He said the video also contained content that arouse hatred between Buddhist and Catholic communities. She […]

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Tamil Nadu police nab Sri Lankan drug trafficker ‘Katta’ Kamini

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Courtesy The Times of India CHENNAI: Sri Lankan drug trafficker Sunil Gemini Fonseka alias ‘Katta’ Kamini has been arrested from his hideout in Bengaluru by the ‘Q’ branch of the Tamil Nadu police. He has been remanded in judicial custody. Read more at:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/78678489.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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Constable attached to Rishad’s security and accountant who helped transport IDP voters arrested

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana UPDATE: (5.10 p.m.) – The accountant arrested in connection with the case against former minister Rishad Bathiudeen, over transporting IDP voters in state-owned buses, has been remanded until October 26 after being produced before the Fort Magistrate’s Court. Alagarathnam Manoranjan, the accountant of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Resettling project implemented under former Minister […]

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60 CID officers to probe allegations against Riyaj Bathiudeen

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Attorney General Dappula de Livera has directed the Police to conduct investigations into MP Rishad Bathiudeen’s brother, Riyaj Bathiudeen under 07 counts, says the Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana. Riyaj Bathiudeen was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in April this year for allegedly having direct links to the terrorists involved in […]

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Commission report: Possibility to acquire ETI properties and institute legal action against the owners (Video)

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Courtesy   Hiru News The report of the Presidential Commission appointed to look into the irregularities of the ETI institution has been handed over to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. The commission have pointed out in its report that there is a possibility of taking over the properties owned by ETI to the government and to take legal […]

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18 year old arrested for spreading false news on social media

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News A 18 year old youth was arrested by CID in Meetiyagoda for publishing a false news item regarding curfew on social media using the Presidential Secretariat letterhead.

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Customs seizes over 300 luxury vehicles imported illegally

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Customs had seized more than 300 luxury vehicles worth more than Rs.2,000 million which were imported illegally during the COVID-19 pandemic period, Customs Media spokesman and Deputy Director Sunil Jayarathne said. He told Daily Mirror that the most number of luxury vehicles were imported from Japan and several […]

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අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ නිළධාරීන් ගැන සන්ධ්‍යා කුමාරි කළ හෙළිදරව්ව (වීඩියෝ)

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News 19 වන ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවට අනුව , වඩාත් අපක්ෂපාතී යැයි පවසමින් පත් කළ පොලිස් කොමිසම දේශපාලණීකරණය වී ඇතැයි දේශපාලන පලිගැනීම් පිළිබඳ සොයා බලන ජනපති කොමිසම නිරීක්ෂණය කළ බව එහි සභාපති විනිසුරු උපාලි අබේරත්න මහතා අද ප්‍රකාශ කළා . >ඒ යුද හමුදා පළමුවන  බුද්ධි බලකායේ විශ්‍රාමික කෝප්‍රල් රවීන්ද්‍ර රූපසේන මහතා කළ පැමිණිල්ලකට අදාළව ඔහුගේ […]

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Sri Lanka arrests three accused of killing leopard for asthma cure

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Courtesy MailOnLine Sri Lankan police on Friday arrested three people suspected of trapping and killing an endangered leopard and trying to sell its meat as a cure for asthma. The trio were detained after police raided their home following a tip-off that they had used a snare to catch the creature in the central highlands. […]

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Chairman’s reply on Kalpitiya mangrove destruction (Video)

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Hiru CIA reports on another mangrove devastation in the Puttalam district amidst the devastation of the Anavilundawa Ramsar wetland. The mangroves have been destroyed by changing the boundaries of a land belonging to the Forest Department with the direct intervention of the Chairman of the Kalpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha. Today the CIA revelation […]

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Lokka case: More details emerge

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

By Express News Service Courtesy The New Indian Express The parents of Advocate Sivakami Sundari said that it was the Madurai-based lawyer who first raised suspicion over the death of Sri Lankan underworld criminal Angoda Lokka. MADURAI: The parents of Advocate Sivakami Sundari said that it was the Madurai-based lawyer who first raised suspicion over […]

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Committee probing island-wide power outage says maintenance procedures not followed

Friday, August 28th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The committee studying the recent island-wide power outage has stated in its Interim Report, that no proper maintenance procedures had been followed in the routine maintenance task that resulted in the breakdown. It has recommended that a more detailed set of protocols be introduced when dealing with such high-risk procedures. Members of the […]

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Demon in paradise

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

By Kalani Kumarasinghe CourtesyThe Daily Mirror Australian woman recounts horrid assault during her solo trip to Sri Lanka Victim alleges that no record was taken by Mirissa Tourist Police Mirissa Tourist Police asks Daily Mirror to contact Tourist Police HQ When Sophie arrived in Sri Lanka for her long awaited vacation in March 2019, little did she […]

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Angoda Lokka’s accomplice arrested with 42kg of heroin, firearms

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror An accomplice of underworld figure ‘Angoda Lokka’ had been arrested with 42 kgs of heroin, three T-56 weapons, 170 rounds of ammunition and a 9mm pistol at Ambatale. Police said the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) arrested the suspect during the interrogation of two accomplices of the Angoda Lokka who were arrested […]

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Malaka Silva arrested

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Former parliamentarian Mervyn Silva’s son Malaka Silva has been arrested by the Thalangama Police, stated Police Media Division. The arrested has been made over demanding cash and issuing deaths against an individual.

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Cat Jailed For Smuggling Heroin Escapes Sri Lankan Prison

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Courtesy UNILAD No prison can hold this heroin-smuggling cat. After a short stint behind bars, the feline has escaped.  On Saturday, August 1, an unnamed cat was caught by jail officials and detained in the high-security Welikada Prison in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This wasn’t an innocent house pet out exploring its surroundings – wrapped around […]

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Probe in Sri Lankan underworld don’s death transferred to CB-CID

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Courtesy Deccan Herald Sri Lanka’s underworld gangster Angoda Lokka, who was hiding in Coimbatore under the name of Pradeep Singh for the past two years, died on July 3 under mysterious circumstances. Three people, who claimed to be the kingpin’s relative and cremated his body in Madurai after taking it from Coimbatore by road, have […]

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Sinhale organization seeks progress on previous complaints against Shani Abeysekera (Video).

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Representatives of the ‘Sinhale’ National Organization visited the Colombo Crimes Division this afternoon to inquire into the progress of previous complaints against Shani Abeysekera.

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Nearly 23kg of heroin seized from house in Wellampitiya

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana A stash of narcotics has been seized from a house in the area of Brandiyawatta, Wellampitiya. According to reports, the haul contained nearly 23kg of heroin. In the meantime, a suspect has also been taken into custody from the house where the heroin cache was discovered. The raid was jointly carried out by […]

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Rs 11 bn. misappropriated at CCF under Yahapalana Govt., investigation reveals Rs 400 mn went missing during presidential election

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

By Upali de Saram Courtesy The Island A three-member committee appointed to probe the alleged financial malpractice at the Central Cultural Fund has found that over Rs. 11 billion was misappropriated during the three-year period from 2016 to 2019. The committee handed over its report to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (28).  The report has […]

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සජිත් ගස්.. ඇමතිකම දරද්දී මධ්‍යම සංස්කෘතික අරමුදලේ බිලියන 11ක් මිසින්.. වාර්තාව බාර දෙයි….

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

lanka C news 2016 – 2019 යන කාල සීමාව තුළ මධ්‍යම සංස්කෘතික අරමුදලේ රුපියල් බිලියන11ක මුල්‍ය වංචාවක් සිදුව තිබෙන බව මධ්‍යම සංස්කෘතික අරමුදලේ කාර්යයන් විමර්ශනය කිරීමට පත්කළ කමිටුවේ වාර්තාව මගින් පෙන්වා දී ඇත. 2016-2019 දක්වා කාලය තුළ මධ්‍යම සංස්කෘතික අරමුදලේ සිදුවූ අක්‍රමිකතා සහ අවභාවිතාවන් සොයා බැලීමට අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා බුද්ධශාසන හා සංස්කෘතික ආගමික කටයුතු […]

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Rs.11Bn financial misappropriation at CCF from 2016 to 2019: Report

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror A financial misappropriation amounting to Rs.11 billion had taken place at the Central Cultural Fund (CCF) during 2016 to 2019, a committee appointed to probe financial irregularities at the CCF said in its report yesterday. The three-member committee appointed by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Buddha Sasana and […]

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Main suspect of hurling contraband to Welikada Prison arrested

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

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Close associates of ‘Kanjipani Imran’ and ‘Makandure Madush’ arrested

Sunday, July 26th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Two associates of notorious crime figures in the country have been arrested today (26), according to Police Media Division. The arrests have been made in Colombo this evening. One suspect has been identified to be a close associate of underworld gang leader and drug dealer ‘Kanjipani Imran’. The other is reported to be […]

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Notice of Intervention in Court in the Black Leopard Death case

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

JUSTICE FOR ANIMALS & NATURE Sri Lanka has now become the killing fields of rare and exotic animals. It is heartrending to see the pride of Sri Lanka’s fauna, namely, wild elephants and leopards being trapped and killed. Last year (2019) alone 384 elephants died mostly at the hands of humans and sometimes under cruel circumstances by […]

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More information on ETI deals revealed (video)

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News It was revealed today that if the property owned by ETI had been sold through a public auction, it would have been able to pay the depositors. This was during the hearing of the Special Presidential Commission to Investigate Alleged irregularities in ETI. The first to testify today was a person who […]

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Commission pays attention to transfer of police officers investigating Saindamarudu blast

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Presidential Commission to Investigate the Easter Attack has drawn attention to the sudden transfers of two police officers who were initially investigating the Ampara Saindamarudu blast. The Commission commenced to hear evidence yesterday regarding the explosion that took place in a house in Saindamardu, Ampara on April 26 last year. SSP Samantha […]

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St Sebastian church suicide bomber’s wife believed to have fled to India

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

By Rathindra Kuruwita Courtesy The Island Pulasthini Rajendran alias Sarah, the wife of Achchi Mohammdu Mohammadu Hasthun, suicide bomber, who blew himself up at St. Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya, most likely had fled to India by sea in September 2019 and a person who helped her escape had been arrested, Chief Inspector Arjuna Maheenkanda, yesterday […]

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