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Bribery Commission files indictments against Ravi and Arjun Aloysius

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Commission to Investigate Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) has filed indictments against former Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the Perpetual Treasuries Limited owner Arjun Aloysius at the Colombo High Court. Karunanayake has been charged under Section 19 (c) of the Bribery Act for taking up residence –all the while serving as the Finance Minister– […]

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PCoI on Easter attacks warns Harin over impulsive behavior

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks warned MP Harin Fernando over the impulsive behavior displayed during his testimony at the commission. The former Sports Minster appeared before the Commission yesterday (16), to testify regarding the statement he made to the media that his father had pre-warned him […]

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Attempt to claim property of Easter Sunday suicide bomber – 05 suspects including a lawyer remanded

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News 05 suspects including a lawyer arrested by CID for forging documents to claim a property of one Easter Sunday suicide bomber, remanded until September 28

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Captain of the New Diamond ship made no attempt to extinguish the fire – AG’s dept

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The captain of the M.T. New Diamond ship was issued a notice to appear before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court on the 28th. This was when the CID made submissions before Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage. The Attorney General had instructed the CID to name the captain of the ship as a […]

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Stricken tanker’s captain to face charges in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Courtesy MailonLiune Sri Lanka will file negligence and pollution charges against the Greek skipper of an oil tanker that leaked fuel off the island nation’s coast after a week-long fire, authorities said Wednesday. Some of the 1,700 tonnes of heavy fuel oil aboard the New Diamond poured into the Indian Ocean, prompting a large effort […]

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AG submits Rs 340 million interim claim to lawyers of ‘MT New Diamond’ owners

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has submitted an interim claim of Rs 340 million to the lawyers representing the owners of the ‘MT New Diamond’ oil tanker, for the costs incurred by the Sri Lankan government in the assistance rendered to the ship and other related matters. The AG’s Coordinating Officer State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne […]

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තරුණ අරගලයේ අමිහිරි මතකය…

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම FB 1971 අප්‍රේල් කැරැල්ල ගැන සඳහන් කරන විට ප්‍රේමවතී මනම්පේරි නාමය ද නිතැතින්ම කියැවෙන්නේ, ඇය හමුදා ප්‍රධානියෙකුගේ අණ පරිදි නිරුවත්කොට, මහමග ඇවිද්දවා ඉතාමත් කෲර අන්දමින් වෙඩි තබා ඝාතනය කිරීම නිසාය. 1970 වර්ෂයේ කතරගම අවුරුදු කුමරිය වශයෙන් අභිෂේක ලබා සිටි ප්‍රේමවතී මනම්පේරි මෙනෙවිය ඝාතනය කර දැනට වසර 47 ක් ගතවී ඇතත් එම සිදුවීම අදත් […]

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Case filed against MP Kiriella’s daughter for clearing an echo sensitive area in Hanthana (video)

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) has taken legal action against the daughter of MP Lakshman Kiriella for clearing an eco-sensitive area in the Hanthana Reserve. Meanwhile, it was reported to us that another group had cleared another 30 acres of land that did not belong to the Hanthana ecological area. Hanthana has […]

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Former Kaduwela Magistrate Dhammika Hemapala issued a stern warning by the Presidential Commission

Friday, September 11th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing into Political Victimisation, issued a stern warning to suspended Kaduwela Magistrate Dhammika Hemapala. This was when he appeared before the commission for the first time today. The commission accused him of undermining the judicial process and undermining public confidence. Nihal Jayatilleke had complained to the Commission […]

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Shani Abeysekara fabricated false evidence – Witness at the Presidential commission (Video)

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News It was stated today that the weapons found in connection with the arrest of former DIG Vass Gunawardena in the Mohammed Siyam murder case was fabrication by a group including Shani Abeysekera. This was when Inspector Irosh Villawarachchi testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Political Victimisation.

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Former Kaduwela Magistrate Dhammika Hemapala to be charged if he does not appear before the commission

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Former Supreme Court Judge Upali Abeyratne has stated that the suspended former Kaduwela Magistrate Dhammika Hemapala will be charged by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Political Revenge, if he does not appear before it on the 11th. This was when a complaint lodged by former Secretary to the Ministry of Economic […]

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Colombo HC issues summons on Rajitha and two others

Monday, September 7th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Colombo High Court today issued summons on former minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and two others to appear before the court on October 29, over the case filed regarding the leasing of the Modara fisheries harbor. The other two defendants in the case, former Chairman of the Ceylon Fisheries Harbour Corporation (CFHC) Upali […]

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PCoI on political victimization issues summons on Vijayakala

Saturday, September 5th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Presidential Commission on Inquiry (PCoI) probing the incidents of political victimization has issued summons on former State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran and Kumaran Sarvananda, who contested the General Election 2015 from the United National Party (UNP). They are scheduled to appear before the Presidential Commission on the 17th of September. The PCoI decided […]

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Special commission needed to review controversial court decisions during good governance – Sinhale Organization (Video)

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The ‘Sinhale’ organization states that an investigation should be carried out into certain verdicts given during the period of good governance and those cases should be heard again. The organization stated this at a press conference convened in Colombo today.

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Mangala Samaraweera and Shani Abeysekera summoned before the political victimization commission

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Presidential Commission probing incidents of political victimization issued notice on Mangala Samaraweera and Shani Abeysekera to appear before the Commission on September 16.

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Case against establishing quarantine centre in private property

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Ranjith Rajapaksha Courtesy The Daily Mirror Two Colonels of the Sri Lanka Army including Maj. Gen. Priyankara Perera and the Urban Development Authority have been summoned to appear in the Hatton Magistrate’s Court on September 15 on charges of forcibly establishing a quarantine centre at a private land. President’s Counsel Maithree Gunaratne said the order […]

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ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ තීරණ උල්ලංඝණය කරමින් ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධන පනත් කෙටුම්පත් සකස් කර ඇති නීතිපති දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ සහ නීති කෙටුම්පත් සම්පාදක දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අදාල නිලධාරීන් සම්බන්ධයෙන් පොලිස් මූලස්ථානයට පැමිණිල්ලක්…..

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

ලංකාවේ වෙනදේ ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ තීරණ උල්ලංඝණය කරමින් ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධන පනත් කෙටුම්පත් සකස් කිරීම සහ අදාල වැරදි සිදුකර ඇති නීතිපති දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ සහ නීති කෙටුම්පත් සම්පාදක දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අදාල නිලධාරීන් සම්බන්ධයෙන් විමර්ශන කර නීතිය ක්‍රියාත්මක කරන ලෙස ඉල්ලා පොලිස් මූලස්ථානයට නිතිඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන විසින් පැමිණිලි කර ඇත.  එම පැමිණිල්ල මගින් වර්ෂ 2002 දී 19වන ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධන පනත් කෙටුම්පතක් ගෙන […]

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SP Anuruddha Sampayo & three others granted bail

Monday, August 31st, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Negombo prisons SP Anuruddha Sampayo & three others granted bail by Negombo Magistrate’s Court.

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If even one person had read the reports I sent, those innocent people would not have died” – Nilantha Jayawardena (Video).

Friday, August 28th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News he former director of the State Intelligence Service told the Presidential Commission that the series of Easter attacks could have been prevented if all security forces worked togther and had arrested Saharan’s follower as a precautionary measure.

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Neomal Rangajeewa testifies about why information on raid books were changed

Friday, August 28th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Former Inspector of the Police Narcotics Bureau Neomal Rangajeewa has stated in the Colombo High Court that the places and times in the information book on the raids carried out by the Police Narcotics Bureau were changed with the intention of preventing drug traffickers from receiving prior information. Our court correspondent stated […]

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SC concludes contempt of court case against Ranjan

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Supreme Court has concluded the Contempt of Court case filed against Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake. The case was heard before the Supreme Court three-judge bench consisting of Justices Sisira de Abrew, Vijith Malalgoda, and Preethi Padman Surasena today (25). The bench has decided to take up further clarification on the case on the […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකා ජනරජය බෞද්ධයන්ට විශේෂකර සැළකීම අනුමත කර තිබේද?

Friday, August 21st, 2020

නීතිඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන  මෙම ලිපිය දීර්ඝ වීම වැළැක්වීම සදහා අංක ගතකර ලිවීමට අදහස් කරමි. 1. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාව සිංහල, දෙමළ සහ ඉංග්‍රීසි භාෂාවලින් පළකර ඇති නමුත් භාෂා අතර අනනුකූලතාවයක් ඇතිවුවහොත් සිංහල භාෂා පාඨය බලාත්මකවන බව 23වන ව්‍යවස්ථාවේ දක්වා ඇත. 2. ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවේ 9වන ව්‍යවස්ථාව සිංහල සහ ඉංග්‍රීසි භාෂාවෙන් ඇති ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවේ වෙනස් ලෙස […]

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19 වන ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධනයක් ව්‍යවස්ථානුකුලව ඇතැයි සැලකීම අධිකරණයට අපහාස කිරීමක් නොවන්නේ මන්ද? Posted on August 20th, 2020 හර්ෂ කුමාර් සුරියආරච්චි”

Friday, August 21st, 2020

නීතිඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන ඔබ විසින් ලියා ඇති පහත ලිපියේ මාතෘකාවට අනුව අන්තර්ගතයේ මාතෘකාවේ කාරණා අන්තර්ගත නොවීමෙන් යම් අපැහැදිලිතාවක් පැනනැගේ. මන්දයත්, “අධිකරණයට අපහාස කිරීම” යන කාරණය මාතෘකාවේ දක්වා තිබුණත් ඒ පිළිබදව ලිපියේ පැහැදිලි කිරීමක් නොවීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් අවධානය යොමු කරවමි. ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණයට අපහාස කිරීම සහ එය පාලනය කිරීමට ඇති ව්‍යවස්ථා විධිවිධාන වන්නේ ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවේ 105.3 අනුව්‍යවස්ථාව වන […]

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19 වන ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධනයක් ව්‍යවස්ථානුකුලව ඇතැයි සැලකීම අධිකරණයට අපහාස කිරීමක් නොවන්නේ මන්ද?

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

හර්ෂ කුමාර් සුරියආරච්චි 1978 ව්‍යවස්ථාවේ 18 වන සංශෝධනය තෙක් වලංගු වූ තත්වයනට අනුව ජනාධිපතිට පාර්ලිමේන්තුව විසිරවිමේ බලය වසර තුනකට වඩා කාලයකට අහිමි කිරීමට පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට බලය නැති බවත්, එවැනි අහිමි කිරීමක් කරන්නේ නම් ජනතාවගේ අනුමැතිය ජනමතවිචරනයකින් ලබා ගත යුතු බවත් ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණය 2002 වසරේදී තීරණය කරන ලදී. ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණය එම තීරණය ලබා දුන්නේ පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට සහ ජනාධිපතිට ඒ අනුව […]

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PCoI on political victimization issues summons on Ranil & several others

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI)probing incidents of political victimization has issued summons on former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former ministers Mangala Samaraweera, Patali Champika Ranawaka, Sarath Fonseka, Malik Samarawickrama and Rauff Hakeem. They have accordingly been informed to appear before the PCoI on the 7th of September. Further, Jathika Jana Balawegaya […]

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220 million transferred by drug traffickers through bank accounts in the last two weeks

Friday, August 14th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Police Media Spokesman SSP Jaliya Senaratne stated that over Rs. 220 million has been transferred through the bank accounts of persons involved in drug trafficking in the last two weeks alone. He was speaking at a media briefing held at the Police Headquarters today. Also, a woman has been arrested for circulating […]

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Since 10th June – 15 prison officers suspended and 21 transferred

Friday, August 14th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News 15 prison officers who were accused of various allegations interdicted from June 10 this year. Another 21 have been transferred.

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Ranil, Champika, Mangala summoned before PCoI on political victimization

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Yoshitha Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, former ministers Champika Ranawaka, Mangala Samaraweera and JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake have been summoned to appear before the PCoI on political victimization on August 21. 

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Peter Tobin cop vows to help Scots widow conned out £100k life-savings by Sri Lankan toyboy lover

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Courtesy Daily Record David Swindle, who linked serial killer Peter Tobin to the murder of schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton, will meet with Diane to see if he can help get some of her assets back. The retired police officer who linked serial killer Peter Tobin to the murder of schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton is to try to help a […]

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After two years in hiding, Sri Lankan underworld kingpin Angoda Lokka dies in Coimbatore

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

By R Kirubakaran Express News Service Courtesy The New Indian Express Trio who forged his identity papers and buried his body arrested by police. COIMBATORE: Coimbatore police on Sunday confirmed the death, in the city, of Sri Lanka’s underworld kingpin Angoda Lokka. One man and two women, including a Sri Lankan national, were arrested for allegedly […]

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