Author Archive for Security

Police Commission’s secretary arrested by CID

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Secretary of the National Police Commission Saman Dissanayake has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in connection with the Avant-Garde floating armoury case. The NPC Secretary was reportedly arrested while he was at the Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital. The Colombo Fort Magistrate yesterday rejected the anticipatory bail application filed by Dissanayake, requesting […]

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Four busted with 290 electric detonators at Piliyandala

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Four persons have been arrested while in possession of 290 electric detonators at Hedigama, Piliyandala, says the Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara. They were taken into custody from a house in the Hedigama area acting on a tip-off was received by the Piliyandala Police on the matter, the police spokesperson said. The […]

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Intelligence officers shouldn’t be exposed through media – Mahinda

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana State Intelligence Officers including the Head of the State Intelligence Service should not be revealed through media, says the Leader of the opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. He expressed these views speaking to journalists in Colombo, today (14). A group of women who sell flowers near the Mihintale sacred sites called on the Opposition Leader […]

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මුස්ලිම් කාති උසාවි වලට විරුද්දව දිරිමත් මුස්ලිම් කතක් නැගිටී.. කරන සාහසික අපරාධ හෙලි කරයි.. [Video]

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

 lanka C news මුස්ලිම් ජාතිකයන් වෙනුවෙන් ස්ථාපිතකර ඇති කාති උසාවි මගින් පිරිමි පක්ෂයට පක්ෂපාතී වන ලෙස නඩු තීන්දු ලබා දෙන බව ඌව පරණගම ප්‍රදේශයේ පදිංචිකාරිනියක් වන මුස්ලිම් ජාතික අබ්දුල් හසීනා නම් කතාව චෝදනා කරයි. මෙම උසාවිය තීන්දු නිසා කාන්තාවන් බහුතරයක් දරුවන් සමග මහමගට ඇද වැටී ඇතැයි ද ඇය කියා සිටියාය. ඇය මෙම විසින් හෙළිදරව් කරන […]

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India’s NIA carry out raids looking for Sri Lankan bomb attack links – report

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) today carried out raids at multiple places in Chennai and Nagapattinam. The city offices of Wahdathe Islami Hind at Mannady and Vepery were searched by the investigating officers in connection with Easter Day blasts in Sri Lanka recently. Three persons are being questioned in connection with the raids, […]

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Car-free day in Sri Lanka sparks debate over safety for women

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Courtesy Al-Jazeera Though it may be good for the environment, not having the security of automobiles and public transport has raised fears. When the mayor of Colombo announced that the congested capital of Sri Lanka would go car-free this Sunday to promote a “healthier” lifestyle, she might have expected a few grumbles from petrolheads. But no one […]

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Alerted by India, Lankan coast guard intercepts boats carrying drugs from Pak

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

According to Indian intelligence agencies, this drug business is a major source of income for ISI and they use this in terror funding.  Two boats carrying banned drugs from Pakistani coast city Karachi to Sri Lanka were intercepted by Sri Lankan Coast guards on Wednesday. The operation was successfully executed based on the inputs by […]

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Dayasiri before PSC

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Editorial Courtesy The Island UPFA MP and SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera finally chose to bite the bullet, yesterday; he appeared before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks. He had previously ignored summons, claiming that the PSC proceedings undermined the judicial process and, therefore, he did not want to participate therein. […]

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Sri Lanka negotiating military cooperation deal with US, prime minister says

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Courtesy The defense post COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) – Sri Lanka is negotiating a fresh military cooperation deal with the United States, its Prime Minister announced in parliament Wednesday, July 10, even as the country’s president vowed to veto any agreement. Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government was discussing a replacement for a 1995 Status of […]

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Roshan Ranasinghe received death threats from President’s brother?

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Parliamentarian Roshan Ranasinghe says he received death threats from President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother, Dudley Sirisena. The parliamentarian stated this joining Derana ‘Wada Pitiya’ political programme last night (09). The Criminal Investigation Department even refused to accept his complaint in this regard, MP Ranasinghe alleged. Commenting that a brother of a president has not […]

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Find out who was at Taj Hotel on Easter Sunday – Daysiri tells PSC

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana MP Dayasiri Jayasekara says that Sri Lanka’s authorities should investigate as to why one of the Easter Sunday attackers did not set off his bomb at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo despite visiting it and to also find out who was at that hotel on that fateful day. The SLFP General Secretary […]

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Fmr. army intel officer arrested over assault on Upali Tennakoon

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Former Corporal of the Army Intelligence Unit Lalith Rajapaksa has been arrested over the assault on the former newspaper editor, Upali Tennakoon. The arrest has been carried out arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Hanwella last night (07), stated the Police Media Spokesperson. On 23rd September 2009, the former editor of […]

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CID to probe alleged killing of 20 persons under Sharia law

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Criminal Investigation Department is set to launch probes into the revelations made by Venerable Medagoda Abayatissa Thero over 20 persons being allegedly killed under the Sharia law, says Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara. Reportedly, Abeytissa Thero has made the revelations on the 4th of July.

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7-judge bench appointed to consider FR petitions against IGP & Hemasiri Fernando

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A fuller Bench comprising seven judges of the Supreme Court has been appointed to hear the petitions filed against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defense Secretary claiming that they had violated fundamental rights by failing to prevent the Easter Sunday attacks. The Judge Bench headed by Chief Justice Jayantha […]

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ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‍ෂට එරෙහි නඩු පැවරුවේ රාධා සොතියා ඉම්රාන් පාන්ඩියන් සහ මාලති ඒකක වල කොටි… මුදලට අලෙවිවන සිංහල කොටි සාක්කිකරුවන් ස්විස්ටර්ලන්තයේ….

Sunday, July 7th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින  ⋆ නඩුගොනුවට බොරු නම් ඇතුළත් කරලා ⋆ ත‍්‍රස්ත මර්දන ඒකකයේ හිටපු ප‍්‍රධානියකුට සහ රහස් පොලිසියේ ඉහළම විමර්ශකයාට එල්ල වූ චෝදනා රජයේ මාධ්‍ය සහරාන්ල වසන් කරයි ⋆ නඩු වාර්තාවට කුණුහරුපත් ඇතුලත් කරලා  “ඇමරිකානු සී අයි ඒ සංවිධානය ත‍්‍රස්තවාදී සැකකරුවන්ට එරෙහිව වධහිංසා පැමිණවීම් ඇතුළු සිදුකළ අපරාධ ගැන යුක්තිය ඉටුකළ යුතුයි” – ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍ෂමා සංවිධානයේ ඇමරිකානු විධායක […]

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SIRISENA AND DUTERTE Lost in Translation?

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

Dr Nihal Jayawickrama Courtesy The Island July 6, 2019, 8:13 pm  President Duterte and President Sirisena in the Philippines When President Sirisena announced his intention to hang the convicted drug offenders lingering in the death cells of the Welikada prison, he was congratulated by President Duterte of the Philippines.When he returned from a recent visit […]

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SOFA not for Sri Lanka

Friday, July 5th, 2019

By Lakshman I.Keerthisinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today Once we agree on the future, the present will be much easier. A captain who does not know where he wants to sail, there is no wind on Earth that will bring him there. We have first to decide where we want to go, where we want to sail”– […]

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පාස්කු දින ප්‍රහාරයේ සැඟවුණු ඇත්ත විජේදාස රාජපක්ෂ හෙළි කරයි | wijedasa rajapaksa

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Lanka C news ‘Mr. ක්ලීන් යනු දැවැන්ත චරිතයක් දැවැන්ත හොරෙක්’ යයි එජාප පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රී විජේදාස රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා පවසයි. අන්තර්ජාල පුවත් අඩවියක් සමගින් සම්මුඛ සාකච්චාවකදී ඔහු මේ බව කියා සිටියේය. පාස්කු ඉරිදා දින මෙරටට එල්ල කරන ලද ප‍්‍රහාරය සම්න්ධ තවත් බොහෝ තොරතුරුද ඔහු එහිදී හෙලි කලේය. https://youtu.be/sMDWeW_DbQw

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සිංහලයෙක් හා විවාහ වුණේ යයි මුස්ලිම් කතකට වහාබින්ගෙන් අමානුෂික දඬුවම්.. සිය ගණනක් ගෙට පැන පහර දී රෙදි ඉරා මහ පාරේ ඇදගෙන යයි.. සියල්ල ඇය හෙලි කරයි.. [Video]

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින ඕනෑම කාන්තාවකට හෝ පුරුෂයකුට ඕනෑම ආගමක, ජාතියක අයකු සමඟ විවාහ වීමට අයිතියක් තිබිය යුතු බවත් එය මුස්ලිම් කාන්තාවන්ට පමණක් වෙනස් විය යුතු නැති බවත් බොදුබල මහ ලේකම් හිමියෝ කීහ. බණ්ඩාරගම අටලූගම මුස්ලිම් කාන්තාවක් මුහුණ දී ඇති මනුෂ්‍යත්වයට නිගාදෙන අවාසනාවන්ත තත්ත්වය රට දැනගත යුත්තක් බවත් සැබෑ අන්තවාදය, ජාතිවාදය ඇත්තේ කොතැනද යන්න මින් තහවුරුවනු […]

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Pujith and Hemasiri further remanded

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando have been further remanded until the 9th of July, says Ada Derana reporter. The former Defence Secretary was taken into custody by a team of CID officers who visited the hospital earlier yesterday (02). He continued to remain at the […]

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Investigations to probe police inaction over harassment complaint by Muslim woman

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has launched an investigation into the allegations of inaction by the Bandaragama Police over complaints lodged by a Muslim female on harassment against her, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. A Muslim woman named Abdul Hassan Fathima, speaking at a press conference held with the General Secretary of Bodu […]

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Sri Lanka Attorney General: Officials Should Face ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Charge for Easter Jihad

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy breitbart Attorney General Dappula De Livera of Sri Lanka ordered the arrests of the nation’s former defense minister and police chief Tuesday on charges of gross negligence in relation to the Islamic State attack on Christian churches and hotels on Easter Sunday. De Livera has suggested on Monday that the two former officials, former Defense […]

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Former Defence Secretary and IGP remanded until tomorrow

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana UPDATE: (7.25 p.m.) – Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara has also been remanded until tomorrow (03). Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne visited the Police Chief at the Narahenpita Police Hospital, a short while ago, and ordered that he be placed in remand custody until tomorrow. Former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been remanded […]

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IGP Pujith Jayasundara arrested

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara, who was sent of compulsory leave in the wake of the Easter Sunday terror attacks, has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).  He was taken into custody by a CID team at the Police Hospital in Narahenpita, the Police Spokesman said. Meanwhile former Defence […]

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Hemasiri Fernando arrested at hospital by CID

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A team of CID officers have arrested former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fenando, who was receiving treatment at the General Hospital in Colombo, the police spokesman said. He stated that Fernando was taken into custody by CID officers who visited the hospital, a short while ago.  The former Defence Secretary and IGP Pujith Jayasundara […]

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Police chief faces crimes against humanity charge over S.Lanka attacks

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Courtesy AFP AFP/File / ISHARA S. KODIKARAThe Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka killed 258 people Sri Lanka’s police chief and a top defence official should be tried for “grave crimes against humanity” over failure to prevent Easter bombings that killed 258, the state prosecutor said Monday. Dappula de Livera said Inspector-General of Police Pujith […]

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IGP and fmr Defense Secretary to be named suspects of Easter attacks

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has directed the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) to name Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando as suspects of the Easter attacks. Further, the Attorney General has requested the Acting IGP to produce them before courts, stated the Attorney General’s Department. Coordinating […]

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Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka’s two-pronged counter-terror strategy

Monday, July 1st, 2019

By Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka/ Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Ten years ago, Sri Lanka prevailed in a Thirty Years War against a suicide-bombing separatist terrorism. Ten years later, this year 2019, on Easter Sunday, we were attacked atrociously by another type of terrorism: Islamist jihadist terrorism. So, the question of terrorism has been and remains an existential problem […]

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ACSA and SOFA could eventually result in SL being subservient to the US – Kohona

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

By Steve A. Morrell Courtesy The Island At the seminar – (L-R): Tamara Kunanayakam, Mayura Gunawansa, President, OPA Eng. Nissanka Perera, Dr. Palitha Kohona, Eng. Saman Warusawithana, President-elect and Eng. Nissanka Senarath, OPA, Secretary, OPA.(Pic by Dharmasena Welipitiya) Asserting that the two contentious agreements with the US were disadvantages to Sri Lanka, a top former […]

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Former Foreign Secretary Dr.Palitha Kohona on why Sri Lanka should reject CTEC and SOFA

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 28 (newsin.asia): Dr. Palitha Kohona, a leading member of the opposition organization Eliya” on Thursday expressed opposition to the proposed Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor (CTEC). Dr.Kohona ,who was Sri Lanka’s Foreign Secretary during Eelam War IV, objected to the CTEC on two grounds: Firstly, the CTEC cannot be a priority for the economic […]

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