Author Archive for Crimes

Death threats to NTC officials for reducing bus fares

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Following the discussion between the National Transport Commission (NTC) officials and the private bus owners regarding the revision of bus fares, the bus owners behaved violently and threatened the NTC officials with death. The police said death threats have been made at the NTC officials following talks on the revision of […]

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Two arrested for stealing MP Amarakeerthi’s gold rings during assault

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Two individuals who had stolen three gold rings worn by former MP Amarakeerthi Athukorala when he was assaulted and killed by a mob have been arrested. The parliamentarian and a police sergeant attached to his security detail were killed in a mob attack in Nittambuwa amidst the nationwide unrest on the 9th of […]

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Man who sat on President’s chair arrested

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

Courtesy Daily Mirror A person who illegally entered the President’s House in Fort on July 9 and took photographs while sitting on the President’s chair was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division in Deraniyagala.  Police said the arrested suspect who is 28-years-old, was identified as a resident of Samanpuragama. The suspect is scheduled to be […]

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First person to forcibly enter Presidential Secretariat on July 09 remanded

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

Courtesy Ada Derana The person, who was arrested on suspicion of being the first to forcibly enter the Presidential Secretariat when the protesters took over the premises on July 09, has been remanded until August 05. He was produced before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today (Aug 02). Further, Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage ordered the […]

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Social activist ‘Ratta’ arrested by CCD

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Social activist and YouTuber Rathindu Senaratne, popularly known as ‘Ratta’, has been arrested by officers of the Colombo Crimes Division – Colombo Central. He has been arrested for allegedly violating a court order during a protest at Bank of Ceylon Mawatha in Colombo on 21 May. Senaratne had arrived at the CCD, earlier […]

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Man arrested for stealing President’s flag remanded

Saturday, July 30th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The man who stole the President’s official flag and used it as a bedsheet has been remanded until the 05th of August. The suspect was produced before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court earlier today. He was taken into custody after he surrendered to the Wellaweediya Police last morning. On the 09th of July, people […]

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Strugglers conspiring to destroy the State with vested interest: Wimal

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Claiming that the protesters who are engaged in the struggle are attempting to destroy the State tactfully with the backing of external forces, Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa today said such moves should be defeated. Speaking at the emergency debate, he told Parliament that they would vote in favour of the proclamation of […]

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Police release photographs of main suspects wanted over setting fire to Ranil’s private residence

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror he Police released a set of photographs of a group of suspects wanted over the incident of setting fire to President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s private residence in Colombo on July 9. Police said the investigations into the arson attack on the President’s private residence was being carried out by the Criminal Investigations […]

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Leading GotaGoGama activist Dhaniz Ali arrested

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A leading Galle Face protest site activist Dhaniz Ali has been arrested by the CID while trying to leave for Dubai on a flight from the BIA this evening, Police said. He was accused of entering the Sri Lanka  Rupavahini Corporation and attempted to disrupt telecasts on July 13. The Police […]

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Man who forcibly entered Rupavahini and disrupted telecast arrested at BIA

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Dhaniz Ali, the person who forcibly entered Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and attempted to disrupt telecasts on July 13, has been arrested. He was taken into custody while trying to leave for Dubai on a flight from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. On July 13, a group of protesters including Dhaniz Alia […]

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Remanded for Facebook post

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A suspect was produced before Galle Magistrate Pavitra Sanjeewani Pathiran today on the charge of sharing a Facebook post showing solidarity to the ‘Aragalaya’ struggle and containing malicious statements against the police and security forces was remanded till August 8. The suspect Ahmed Niswar of Galle Fort had been arrested and […]

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Three arrested with stolen goods from the President’s House

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Three persons who stormed into the President’s House at Fort on July 9 during protest, had been arrested with 40 gold-plated brass sockets that were fixed on the walls to hang window curtains. The Welikada Police arrested the suspects while attempting to sell the stolen items yesterday. Police launched investigations after […]

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රනිල්ගේ ගෙට ගිනි තැබූ බවට සැක සජබ සංවිධායකගේ පුතා රටින් පනී? 

Monday, July 18th, 2022

Lanka Lead News ඉකුත් 09 දින රාත්‍රියේ වැඩබලන ජනාධිපති රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ මහතාගේ පෞද්ගලික නිවසට ගිනි තබා හානි කිරීමට මුල්වූ බවට සැක , අත්අඩංගුවට ගැනීමට සොයමින් සිටි හිටපු නියෝජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යවරයකුගේ පුතකු රටින් පලාගොස් ඇති බව අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තු ආරංචි මාර්ග පවසයි. ඒ අනුව අදාල නියෝජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යවරයාගේ පුතා ඉකුත් (10) දින රාත්‍රියේ ඩුබායි රාජ්‍ය බලා පිටත්ව ගොස් […]

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අරගල ලොක්කන් තිදෙනෙකුගේ ගිණුම්වලට කෝටි හතරහමාරක්.. ලැබුනු විදිහ ඇහුවාම බැංකුවත් වටලනවා කියා තර්ජනය කරලා..

Monday, July 18th, 2022

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් ගාලු මුවදොර අරගල භුමියේ රැඳී සිටින අරගලයේ ප්‍රධාන භූමිකාවක් දරන සමාජ මාධ්‍ය ක්‍රියාකාරීන් තිදෙනකු තම බැංකු ගිණුම්වලින් රුපියල් හාරකෝටි පනස් ලක්ෂයක් රැගෙන යාම සම්බන්ධයෙන් මේ වන විට ආරක්ෂක අමාත්‍යාංශයෙන් විමර්ශනයක් ආරම්භ කර ඇත. මෙම පුද්ගලයන් තිදෙනා මෑතකදී ලංකා බැංකුවේ යුනියන් ප්ලේස් ශාඛාවේ නව ගිණුම් තුනක් අරඹා තිබේ. එම ගිණුම්වලට පසුගිය […]

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අරගලකරුවන් ඉවත්වූ මන්දිර මාධ්‍යයට ප්‍රදර්ශනය කෙරේ (වීඩියෝ)

Friday, July 15th, 2022

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් අරගලකරුවන් ඉවත් වීමෙන් පසුව කොළඹ කොටුව ජනාධිපති මන්දිරයේ වත්මන් තත්ත්වය අද මාධ්‍ය වෙත ප්‍රදර්ශනය කෙරුණා. අනතුරුව අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ නිලධාරීන් ජනාධිපති මන්දිරයේ ඇඟිලි සලකුණු ලබා ගන්නා අයුරු ද දක්නට ලැබුණා. කොළඹ කොටුව ජනාධිපති මන්දිරය අරගලකරුවන් විසින් අත්පත් කර ගත්තේ පසුගිය 09 වැනිදා පැවති විරෝධතාවය අතරතුරයි. අරගලකරුවන්ගේ ග්‍රහණයට නතු වූ ජනාධිපති මන්දිරය […]

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Destructive Vengeance Beyond Reason in Sri Lankan Protest

Thursday, July 14th, 2022

Fair Dinkum A Russian film crew was given access to the home of Ranil Wickremesinghe and his brother, who lived in a neighbouring house that was also destroyed by protestors according to him, appears describing what occurred, and the damage caused, including the destruction of artworks and 2,600 books which had been handed down from […]

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Probe into PM’s private residence fire taken over by CID

Sunday, July 10th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily News The investigation into the incident of setting fire to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s private residence in Colombo last night has been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), police said. The Kollupitiya Police were investigating the incident and the probe will now be taken over by the CID. Earlier, the […]

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Investigations against Dilip Wedaarachchi’s son, daughter in law Weeraketiya OIC under death threat, Magistrate orders probe

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Walasmulla Magistrate on Thursday directed the Weeraketiya Police to launch an inquiry into the complaint that the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Weeraketiya Police Kelum Sangeeth has received death threats warning him not to investigate the charges filed against SJB MP Dilip Wedaarachchi’s son and daughter-in-law.  Ravindu Wedaarachchi and his wife […]

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Fourteen suspects in total under arrest over killing of MP Amarakeerthi

Thursday, May 26th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Fourteen suspects in total are currently under arrest in connection with the killing of MP Amarakeerthi Athukorala and his security officer earlier this month, Sri Lanka Police says. Two of them, reported to be drug addicts, were taken into custody yesterday (May 25). One of them is a 28-year-old from Nittambuwa, employed in […]

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Some organized groups threatening to set fire to fuel trucks: Minister

Friday, May 20th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said that some organized groups are preventing fuel trucks to pass certain areas demanding they be unloaded at different fuel stations and threatening to set fire to them. The Minister said that If the organized groups continue to do so, they will have to suspend […]

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Sri Lanka violence: Burnt-out super cars and ransacked hotels are remains of fury

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

By Nicole Johnston, news reporter, Sri Lanka Courtesy Sky News It’s difficult to fathom the fury that people must have felt to not only set fire to it and smash it to pieces, but also loot everything they could get their hands on. An hour’s drive from Colombo, a luxury hotel wedding venue was utterly […]

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Buses burnt, like in middle of terrorism: Gemunu

Monday, May 16th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The buses that were provided to support the struggle by our association on May 9 were burnt as if they were destroyed during the height terrorist activities. Therefore, the police should take action to arrest those involved the incidents, Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) Chairman Gemunu Wijeratne said. He told […]

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Four arrested over Amarakeerthi Athukorala’s death

Sunday, May 15th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Four suspects have been arrested on charges of the murder of MP Amarakeerthi Athukorala and his security officer during the recent unrest earlier this week. The arrests were made today (May 15). Two of the accused have been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department for further investigations. The other two were produced […]

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Sri Lanka Violence: MP Was Lynched by Mob, Not Suicide, Reveals Forensic Report

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy News18 The MP’s death was due to multiple injuries, fractures and internal bleeding, but he had no gunshot wounds, the autopsy report said A Sri Lankan lawmaker who shot dead an anti-government protester this week was later lynched by a mob, a forensic report showed Friday, contradicting a police report that he died by […]

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Police probing destruction of politicos’ property 

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

BY Dinitha Rathnayake  Courtesy Aruna The Police have commenced investigations in connection with the damage to a number of homes and other properties owned by former Ministers, incumbent Government MPs, and Local Government (LG) members, following attacks that also led to acts of arson by protestors on Monday (9) and yesterday (10). The attacks followed […]

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Monday’s riots: Eight die, 88 vehicles and over 100 houses gutted

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Daily Mirror Police said violence throughout the island on Monday has resulted in eight deaths and number of arson attacks on houses and properties. They said eight men including a Parliamentarian, a Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman, a Sub Inspector of Police and a Police Seargent had died during the riots and violent activities that took […]

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Two arrested for attack on SDIG Deshabandu Tennakoon

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka Police says that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the assault on Senior DIG in charge of Western Province, Deshabandu Tennakoon. The suspects have been arrested by Kollupitiya Police, a short while ago.  Earlier today, it was reported that Senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon has been injured in an attack […]

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Over 100 hospitalized amidst tensions at Galle Face

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana At least 141 people have been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital following the violent situation that erupted near Temple Trees and spread out to the Galle Face Green protest site and other parts of the country. An unruly group of SLPP supporters today (May 09) attacked the GotaGoGama anti-government protest site set […]

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MP Amarakeerthi Athukorala found dead amidst unrest in Nittambuwa

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Polonnaruwa District MP Amarakeerthi Athukorala and his personal security officer are reported dead amidst the unrest in Nittambuwa today. A shooting incident was reported in the area this evening, following which a total of six injured people were rushed to the Wathupitiwala Base Hospital. Hospital sources confirmed that three of them have sustained […]

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Rambukkana youth released on bail – No one to place bail

Saturday, April 23rd, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News The youth taken into custody by the CID for allegedly attempting to set fire to the fuel bowser at Rambukkana, has been released on two surety bails of Rs.100,000 each by Kegalle Magistrate Court. However, no one placed bail. The youth who was arrested for allegedly setting fire to or attempting to set fire […]

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