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Sri Lankan police are not so weak or lack capacity. The best case in point was the arrest of the mastermind of the attack on the Joint Operations Command (JOC) in Colombo on June 21, 1991 from a hideout in Talawakelle just within 24 hours using a clue ...
Sri Lankan police has told a court that former president Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother Gotabhaya maintained a secret death squad which targeted journalists and dissidents, a charge he denied on Tuesday.
It has been observed by the Asian human rights Commission that the Sri Lankan police have used torture as an instrument to terrorize innocent persons and harass the public.
Sri Lankan police have denied the allegations. The refugees also say Hong Kong authorities have questioned them on their ties to Mr Snowden.
activists had said torture is widespread in Sri Lanka even after the end of a war and suspects taken into custody still die inside Sri Lankan police stations. De Silva said action has been taken swiftly over the latest death in a police stations and ...
Top officials of the Sri Lankan police today (3rd March) while condemning the baseless statements by some interested parties assured that the country's security has not been threatened due to a few incidents which took place recently.
Sri Lankan police on Wednesday temporarily suspended the sittings in a court here after a fully loaded pistol and revolver were found inside the court premises.
Sri Lankan police on Thursday arrested 20 people over their alleged links to weapons found inside a local court in Colombo.
When News1st spoke to Sri Lankan police spokesperson Priyantha Jayakody about this issue, he said that the allegations were false and gave the following statement: " There were no CID officers who visited Hong Kong in an official capacity during this ...
Supun Thilina Kellapatha and former soldier Ajith Pushpakumara, who had hosted Snowden in 2013, had claimed they were "scared and nervous" about the alleged activities of Sri Lankan police agents' in Hong Kong. Their lawyers said they were targeted ...
Though over 200 witnesses had named the Buddhist monk and 12 others responsible for the attack, Sri Lankan police released all the accused on bail.
The Sri Lankan police said the shooting of the Batticaloa Land Reform Commissioner, Nesakumar Vimalaraj on Wednesday was a contract job over Mr Vimalaraj's opposition to land in Eravur being illegally aquired by politicians, the Daily Mirror reported.
Since 2009, Sri Lankan police and the Australian authorities have intercepted 89 vessels transporting more than 4,500 migrants without visas, according to the Sri Lanka police.
Snowden's Sri Lankan former hosts, Supun Thilina Kellapatha and ex-soldier Ajith Pushpakumara, told reporters in Hong Kong on Thursday that they were "scared and nervous" about Sri Lankan police agents' activities allegedly targeting them in Hong Kong, ...
Sri Lankan police arrested an army major and two soldiers on Saturday and two additional soldiers on Sunday, according to media reports.
Sri Lankan refugees who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong feared that they are being illegally pursued by the Sri Lankan police in the city. Australian football League's star player Ben Cousins is facing fresh charges for ...
Sri Lankan police arrested an army major and two soldiers on Saturday and two additional soldiers on Sunday, according to media reports.
Their lawyer Robert Tibbo said that at least two Sri Lankan police officers from the Criminal Investigation Division visited Sri Lankan groups in Hong Kong to enquire as to their whereabouts.
[JURIST] The Sri Lankan police [official site] on Monday arrested five military officials in connection with the 2009 death of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge.
The Land Reform Commission (LRC) director of Batticaloa and Trincomalee districts, Nesathurai Wimalaraj, was injured in a shooting at his residence in Kaluwanchikudy yesterday, local media reported.
Sri Lankan police have insisted that cases of police torture are limited despite rights advocates warning that authorities are not fulfilling pledges to eradicate the "deeply embedded" practice.
[JURIST] The Sri Lankan police [official site] on Monday arrested five military officials in connection with the 2009 death of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge.
A Sri Lankan police officer stands guard while colleagues inspect a vehicle at a checkpoint in Colombo, in this March 8, 2016 photo.
"The families [one family of four and one individual] are very afraid of the Sri Lankan government, in particular the Sri Lankan police Criminal Investigation Department and the military, as these bodies have been cited for their human rights abuses by ...
Colombo: Sri Lankan police have arrested five military intelligence officers on suspicion of assassinating a prominent anti-establishment newspaper editor and orchestrating attacks on other journalists and dissidents under the former regime, a legal ...
Sri Lankan police have arrested five military intelligence officers on suspicion of killing a well-known anti-establishment newspaper editor and orchestrating attacks on other journalists and dissidents under the former regime, according to a legal source.
(New York) - The Sri Lankan government has not met its pledge to curtail police abuses prior to the March 2017 session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Human Rights Watch said today.
10 dead after boat capsizes off Sri Lanka's southwest coast: Sri Lankan police say at least 10 people were killed and seven others were rescued after the boat they were travelling in capsized off the country's southwestern coast.
Sri Lankan police say at least 10 people were killed and seven others were rescued after the boat they were traveling in capsized off the country's southwestern coast.
New Delhi (AFP) - India's Supreme Court handed down a four-year prison sentence Tuesday to the incoming chief minister of Tamil Nadu state for corruption in a ruling that prevents her from taking up her post.
Noong Pebrero 2, 2017- Rehesal ng Independence Day parade sa Colombo, Sri Lanka, tampok ang baby elephant na mascot ng Sri Lankan police. Pebrero 1, 2017-Isang batang Syria na tumakas mula sa Lunsod ng Deir Ezzor na sinakop ng Islamic States ...
On the 31st January, 84 Tamil families from Mullaitivu awaited the scheduled return of their lands, only to be turned away by the Sri Lankan air force personnel whose camp was built on the land.
... by the 682 brigade. An 83-year-old woman at the protest told TG that when her husband died in December 2014, her family could not even access their home for the funeral.
Sri Lanka marked its 69th Independence Day on Saturday with a military parade in the capital as well as military-run events across the North-East.
Sri Lankan police arrested an Indian national on Saturday for taking photographs near Temple Trees, the Prime Minister's official residence, Sri Lanka's state media reported.
Beijing. Sri Lanka aims to finalize a free trade agreement with China this year and the country's prime minister will visit Beijing in May, the Sri Lankan ambassador said on Saturday (04/2), amid rising concern in the South Asian nation about Chinese ...
Sri Lankan police stand guard during a protest against the proposed sale of a stake in a loss-making port to a Chinese company in Colombo.
On Dec 21 the then Secretary to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Mass Media Nimal Bopage called upon the Sri Lankan police to investigate a potential assassination plot on the president allegedly devised by the ''cyber-youtube-astrologer''.
Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena ordered an investigation Monday into alleged insider trading at Sri Lanka's central bank that has heightened tensions between him and his prime minister.
A group of Buddhists headed by a monk destroyed a Christian Church in the North West Province of Sri Lanka earlier this month, leaving worshippers to now conduct their prayers under a tree.
Jan 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan police say the medical tests or the equipment needed to determine the use of narcotic drugs such as heroin among private bus drivers have not yet been introduced to the legal system in Sri Lanka.
During my stay in UK ,I have noted that UK police is trained to be polite to the people .When you drive the car erroneously and violate a regulation such as dropping a cigarette butt on the pavement ,or drink or eat while driving ,they stop you.
Migrants queue for food in front of an abandoned warehouse in Belgrade, Serbia, Jan. 11, 2017. Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in parks and make-shift shelters in the Serbian capital in freezing temperatures waiting for a chance to move forward ...
Sri Lankan police chief Pujith Jayasundara (C) looks on during a clash between activists and Buddhist monks, and police, during a protest in the southern port city of Hambantota on January 7, 2017.
At least 21 people were injured during clashes between Sri Lankan government supporters, security forces and a coalition of Buddhist monks and local villagers, in Ambalantota, Saturday.
A woman light candles during the Christmas Mass in a Russian Orthodox church in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, Russia. (AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev).
(AP) Sri Lankan police used water cannons to try to break up violent clashes Saturday between government supporters and villagers marching against what they say is a plan to take over private land for an industrial zone in which China will have a major ...
AMBALANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lankan police used tear gas and water cannons Saturday to break up violent clashes between government supporters and villagers marching against what they say is a plan to take over private land for an industrial zone ...
Sri Lankan police used tear gas and water cannons on Saturday (08/01) to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing demonstrators protesting against a planned investment zone supported by China.
Meanwhile, by the time the first quarter passed, Sri Lankan authority successfully seated at the top, the most vociferous and ungracious person in the history of Sri Lankan police Service. Pujith Jayasundara was appointed as 34th Inspector General of ...


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