Author Archive for Crimes

Illegal migration attempt thwarted; 30 suspects under arrest

Friday, May 14th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana A total of 30 individuals who are suspected to have attempted to illegally migrate to a foreign country via sea routes have been taken into custody. The operation was carried out on the 13th and 14th of May by Sri Lanka Navy and the Coast Guard at Samindugama area. Fourteen of the suspects […]

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Army Chief says pics of niece’s wedding amidst COVID-19 pandemic is fake

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

by Jamila Husain Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 4 (Daily Mirror) – Army Commander and Head of the National Operations Center for Prevention of COVID-19, General Shavendra Silva yesterday denied claims that his niece’s wedding had been held on Monday at a leading luxury hotel in Colombo amidst the pandemic, stating this was part of a campaign to […]

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AG produces 800 charges in Colombo HC against Pujith and Hemasiri

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has exhibited information in the Colombo High Court consisting of 800 charges against former IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, in respect of those killed and injured in the Easter Sunday attacks. The AG’s coordinating officer stated that they have been charged in two separate Trials-at-Bar for […]

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Traditional punishment for suspect who attempted to snatch a necklace (Video)

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News A motorcyclist who had arrived at a fruit shop in the Atalugama, Dehiowita earlier today (29) had attempted to snatch the necklace of the shop owner and had tried to flee the premises. However, putting up a fight, she had not allowed him to flee. Afterward, the residents of the area had […]

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Local company sealed off after tests confirm presence of Aflatoxin in coconut oil

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana he Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has taken measures to seal off a local coconut oil manufacturing company after it was confirmed its products contain the highly carcinogenic substance Aflatoxin. Further, the coconut oil stocks that the company had released to the market have been removed by the CAA. Following the recent controversy concerning […]

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Cardinal’s Candid Comments and the Bathiudeen Brothers Brouhaha

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) leader and ex-Cabinet Minister Rishad Bathiudeen is a prominent Sri Lankan politician, who is very often in the news for the wrong reasons. The 48-year-old Bathiudeen hailing from Dharapuram in the Mannar District is an engineer by training. Known widely as Rishad, he was first elected to […]

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George Floyd officer convicted of murder

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Courtesy BBC Civil rights leader Al Sharpton is calling the verdict a moment of “sunlight”. “Today we can wipe our tears away and fight on for another day,” he just told a news conference. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-us-canada-56721011 “We don’t find pleasure in this,” he said. “We don’t celebrate a man going to jail. We would rather have […]

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Navy intercepts Lankan boat in high seas; NCB seizes 340 kg heroin and arrests 5

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Courtesy The Hindustan Times The heroin consignment seized by the NCB has a street value of ₹340 crore in India, and ₹1,750 crore in the international market, an official of the federal drug enforcement agency said.By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday seized nearly 340 kg of heroin from a Sri […]

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Water meter theft: Deraniyagala PS Chairman remanded

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Chairman of Deraniyagala Pradeshiya Sabha, who was taken into custody over illegal possession of 98 stolen water meters, has been remanded until the 19th of April. He was produced before Avissawella Magistrate’s Court under the provisions of the Offences Against Public Property Act earlier today (April 17). Deraniyagala Police had received a […]

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Saudi Arabia: Dozens of Sri Lankan women wrongfully detained for months due to abusive kafala system

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Courtesy https://www.amnesty.org/ At least 41 Sri Lankan women, the majority of whom are migrant domestic workers, have spent months on end arbitrarily detained at a deportation center in Saudi Arabia, awaiting repatriation to their home country, Amnesty International revealed today. The women have been held at a Deportation Detention (Tarheel) Centre in Riyadh for periods ranging […]

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Taking Lessons From LTTE New Narco-Terrorism Network Takes Shape In South Asia – OpEd

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

By Sugeeswara Senadhira* Courtesy Euresia Review Indian security officials believe the interception of a Sri Lankan boat carrying 300 kilograms of heroin, five AK-47 guns and ammunition off the coast of Vizhinjam in Kerala in South India on March 25 points to a network of narco-terrorism with strong links to a group in Sri Lanka. […]

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Tests confirm Aflatoxin presence in samples from coconut oil bowsers

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Tests carried out on samples from the two bowser trucks containing coconut oil – which were recently taken into custody at Dankotuwa – have indicated the presence of Aflatoxin, says the spokesperson of Sri Lanka Customs. The two bowser trucks were seized by Dankotuwa Police on the 30th of March, on suspicion of […]

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Suspected container truck with coconut oil seized from Dambulla

Friday, April 2nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana A container truck has been seized from Dambulla on Thursday night (April 01) on suspicion of carrying a consignment of coconut oil containing carcinogens. The vehicle in question was taken into custody by a team of officers of Dambulla Police, acting on a tip-off received by the Mayor of Dambulla Jaliya Opatha. The […]

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Man from Jaffna arrested over U.S. bank account hacking

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana An individual from Chavakachcheri in Jaffna has been arrested on charges of money laundering by hacking into the accounts of banks in the United States. https://adaderana-english-polly.s3.amazonaws.com/adaengmp3-31-03-2021-1617183336.mp3 The 41-year-old has been taken into custody by the officers of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said. Investigators have uncovered that the suspect […]

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Melbourne Oz Teen Wears No Mask In Fast Food Restaurant – Is Choked Unconscious, Thrown To The Floor, Picked Up And Toss Out Like Common Trash

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

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An American Journal (1851) highlights massacres of the Sinhalese and horrors perpetrated in 1848 under the administration of Lord Torrington

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

The United States Magazine and Democratic Review (May 1851)   In 1851, An American Journal  (The United States Magazine and Democratic Review), at a time (1851) when they I.e. USA, did not have imperial ambitions that dovetailed with that of British imperialism, highlighted and exposed the genocidal crimes committed on the Sinhalese people in British occupied Ceylon, […]

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Four police officers interdicted over assault on law student

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Four police officers – 03 Constables and one Inspector – have been interdicted for allegedly assaulting a law student at the Peliyagoda police station. Several offices attached to Peliyagoda Police had reportedly assaulted a law student named Migara Gunaratne yesterday (February 25). The victimized student was identified as the son of former Central […]

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කි‍්‍රකට් කණ්ඩායම ඇතුලේ Born Again කණ්ඩායමක්… ක‍්‍රීඩකයන්ට Born Again නිකායට එක්වන ලෙසට බලපෑම

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

– divaina ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවට වඩාත්ම ජාත්‍යන්තර කීර්තියක් ගෙන ආ ක‍්‍රීඩාව ක‍්‍රිකට් ය. කලක් බොහෝ විදේශිකයන් ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාව හැඳින සිටියේ ‘සනත් ජයසූරියගේ රට’ ලෙසිනි. ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාව ජාත්‍යන්තර ක‍්‍රීඩා තලයේ සලකුණක් තැබුවේ අර්ජුන රණතුංගලා, අරවින්ද සිල්වාලා 1996 ක‍්‍රිකට් ලෝක කුසලානය ජය ගත් පසුවය. වර්තමානයේ නොමැති වූවද මේ රටේ ජනතාව ක‍්‍රිකට් හුස්ම ගන්නා ජනතාවකි. ඔවුන්ගේ ලේ වලටම ක‍්‍රිකට් […]

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Man who spat at PHIs in Atulugama sentenced to 6 years RI

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The individual who spat at health officials in Atulugama has been sentenced to 6 years rigorous imprisonment by the Panadura Magistrate’s Court and also imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000.  The incident was reported on December 02, 2020 in Atulugama police area when two Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) and two public servants had […]

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Colombo HC serves indictments on Rajitha.

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Colombo High Court has served indictments on former minister Rajitha Senaratne and 2 others for causing losses to the state when leasing out Modera Fisheries Harbour in 2014. Indictments were served on the defendants before Colombo High Court Judge Pradeep Hettiarachchi. After the indictments were served, the court ordered the three defendants […]

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Ranjan sentenced to 4 years of rigorous imprisonment

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Supreme Court has sentenced parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake to 04 years of rigorous imprisonment over a case of Contempt of Court, stated Ada Derana reporter. Last month, the Supreme Court judge bench scheduled further clarifications on the contempt of court case for today (January 12). A three-judge bench comprising Justices Sisira de Abrew, […]

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3 charged in California with aiding deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

Courtesy The Associated Press Three Sri Lankan men have been charged in California with aiding a terrorist group blamed for 2019 Easter attacks that killed 268 people in Sri Lanka, including five U.S. citizens • LOS ANGELES — Three Sri Lankan men have been charged in California with aiding a terrorist group blamed for 2019 Easter attacks that […]

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Former ETI Finance directors remanded

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Former Directors of Edirisinghe Trust Investments (ETI) Finance Limited, who were arrested yesterday, have been remanded until the 12th of January. The order was delivered by Colombo Additional Magistrate Ruwan Nelumdeniya when the suspects were produced before courts today (January 09). Last evening, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested four former Directors of […]

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Former ETI Directors granted bail

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The four former Directors of Swarnamahal Jewellers Ltd and ETI Finance who were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) have been granted bail. The former Directors Nalaka Edirisinghe, Jeewaka Edirisinghe, Anjalee Edirisinghe and Asanka Edirisinghe were produced before the Colombo Fort Magistrate today (06) where they were granted bail. Last evening (January […]

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CID arrests three former Swarnamahal Directors

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Three former Directors of Swarnamahal Jewellers Ltd. have been arrested for running an unauthorized finance business, says the Attorney General’s Coordinating Officer State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne. Attorney General Dappula de Livera, earlier this evening (05), had directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to conduct a criminal investigation against the Directors of the […]

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AG calls for criminal investigations against directors of ETI Finance, Swarnamahal Jewellers.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to conduct a criminal investigation against the directors of the ETI Finance and Swarnamahal Jewellers. The Coordinating Officer of the Attorney General, State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne, said that the investigations will be carried out over the unauthorized acceptance of deposits worth Rs […]

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A Sinhala Suspect arrested for vandalizing Buddha statue in Muslim Village in Mawanella

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Sri Lanka News A suspect has been arrested for vandalizing a Buddha statue in Mawanella, says Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana. He was identified as Priyantha Sampath Kumara, a 30-year-old who was residing in Hettimulla area in Kegalle. The incident had taken place in the area of Imbula in Mawanella on the night of December […]

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Navy apprehends 04 with drugs worth over Rs 600 mn

Monday, January 4th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana A special operation carried out by Sri Lanka Navy in the seas off Negombo led to the apprehension of 04 suspects with drugs worth over Rs 600 million. The Western Naval Command today (04) intercepted a suspicious multiday fishing trawler off Negombo and apprehended 04 suspects with over 100 kg of Crystal Methamphetamine […]

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Customs seize 7,500 kg of illegally imported turmeric

Monday, January 4th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka Customs has seized 7,500 kilograms of turmeric illegally imported into the country under the guise of importing wheat flour.  Customs spokesman Sunil Jayaratne said that the stock of turmeric was found inside a container shipped from India on December 20, declared as wheat flour.  The container was searched based on information […]

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Suspect arrested for selling 30 new born babies (Video)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The suspect involved in selling 30 new born babies, arrested from Matale, over child trafficking charges – Police Spokesman. The suspect is a 47 year old and has been promoting himself on facebook. He was arrested yesterday and will be produced in court. Police media spokesperson stated that the suspect has been […]

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