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Last month, Sri Lankan police seized 5,400 packets of illicit glyphosate. Investigators say the contraband is smuggled into the country on boats from India, where it is sold at four to five times the original cost. "Time and again we have called on the government to at least give us an alternative to glyphosate, ...
Sri Lanka's police force is to increase security operations across the island ahead of the upcoming local government elections, the police spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara was quoted by the Colombo Page as saying. The Inspector General of Police has "given instructions to seize illegal firearms, set up ...

Three board members of a Tamil temple who were arrested on charges of damaging an archaeological site have had their remand extended until January 11th to give more time to Sri Lanka's archaeology department and Sampur police to produce actual evidence that the location in question was a ...
In the space of 24 hours, Sri Lankan police have arrested 68 individuals for reported violations of election laws, according to ColomboPage. From Monday morning until Tuesday Morning Sri Lankan police said they had arrested the various individuals though did not clarify where the arrests had taken place ...
A spokesman for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office said: "We are supporting the family of a British man following his death in Sri Lanka, and our staff are in contact with the Sri Lankan police." At least two Britons have died in Sri Lanka in recent months. In September, Financial Times journalist Paul ...
Sri Lankan police have arrested three senior members of a Hindu temple board in a Trincomalee village where tensions have been ongoing since Sinhalese monks claimed the village was the site of an ancient Buddhist shrine. The chair, the secretary and the treasurer of the board of the Kuntrathur ...

Colombo, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan police has seized narcotics valued 130,000,000 Sri Lankan rupees (852,800 U.S. dollars) during raids conducted so far this year, a minister said on Wednesday. Issuing a statement to the media, Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayake said the Special ...
Rameswaram, Dec 21 (PTI) Two persons from Tamil Nadu, who jumped bail in Sri Lanka in a drug smuggling case, were arrested off Dhanushkodi coast today, police said. The marine police intercepted the boat of Silambarasan and Merildan near Dhanushkodi and arrested them. Both of them were on bail ...
The marine police intercepted the boat of Silambarasan and Merildan near Dhanushkodi and arrested them. Both of them were on bail in a drug smuggling case filed by the Sri Lankan police. They reached Dhanushkodi after jumping the bail, police said. Silambarasan belonged to Pamban while Merildan ...
The Sri Lankan cabinet has approved a proposal to hire Sir Hugh Orde, the former President of the Association of Chief police officers and Chief Constable of the police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), in order to advise on reforms to the Sri Lankan police. Law and Order and Southern Development ...
Sri Lankan police have also confirmed the existence of the training programs, with a senior Sri Lankan police officer telling the UN that "about 600 police officers of the inspector rate and the above ranks, including CID, TID and other investigative bureaus of Sri Lanka police, have attended the programme".
Two Sri Lankan police officials charged with the shooting and killing of a Tamil man in Vadamarachchi have been granted bail by the Jaffna High Court. On July 9, police opened fire on a hunter vehicle in Thunnalai, killing 24-year-old Yogarasa Thinesh. The killing sparked protests in the Vadamarachchi ...
Across five years the AFP have given the CID and other branches of the Sri Lankan police everything from furniture and office equipment to high-tech intelligence programmes. Among them is the Jade Investigator software program, which allows police to easily link photos, video, intelligence reports and ...
Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that started over a dispute between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims. police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said four people were injured in attacks that took ...
Local concerns:A file photo of the Chinese-built Hambantota Port, near which India proposes to run an international airport. Meera Srinivasan. Colombo, October 07, 2017 09:19 IST. Updated: October 07, 2017 09:19 IST. more-in. Twenty six protesters were arrested and four policemen were injured, ...
torture by Sri Lankan police routine, says human rights lawyer. Country's judicial system and tolerance of abuse a stain on country's international reputation, reports Ben Emmerson QC. Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. The visit by Ben Emmerson QC was conducted with the full cooperation of the country's ...
The killing of eleven Tamils by Sri Lankan police officers at the 1974 International Tamil Research Conference in Jaffna was remembered today. Residents and members of the Northern Provincial Councils gathered by a memorial to mark the 44th anniversary of the massacre. On January 10th, the final day ...

Dec 26, Colombo: The Interpol had issued notices for the arrest of two Sri Lankan underworld leaders, who are believed to have fled the country, the police headquarters said. The Interpol on a request from Sri Lankan police has issued a red notice on 33-year-old Jagamuni Sujeewa De Soyza alias ...
Sri Lankan police have also confirmed the existence of the training programs, with a senior Sri Lankan police officer telling the UN that "about 600 police officers of the inspector rate and the above ranks, including CID, TID and other investigative bureaus of Sri Lanka police, have attended the programme".
Two Sri Lankan police officials charged with the shooting and killing of a Tamil man in Vadamarachchi have been granted bail by the Jaffna High Court. On July 9, police opened fire on a hunter vehicle in Thunnalai, killing 24-year-old Yogarasa Thinesh. The killing sparked protests in the Vadamarachchi ...
Two Sri Lankan police officials charged with the shooting and killing of a Tamil man in Vadamarachchi have been granted bail by the Jaffna High Court. On July 9, police opened fire on a hunter vehicle in Thunnalai, killing 24-year-old Yogarasa Thinesh. The killing sparked protests in the Vadamarachchi ...
Across five years the AFP have given the CID and other branches of the Sri Lankan police everything from furniture and office equipment to high-tech intelligence programmes. Among them is the Jade Investigator software program, which allows police to easily link photos, video, intelligence reports and ...
Gaza City, Gaza Strip -- The Palestinian militant group Hamas vowed Monday to expand its military activities against Israel into the West Bank, underscoring the challenges ahead as the organization begins its reconciliation efforts with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party. Hamas has ruled ...
... to celebrate the Maveerar - Martyrs day undeterred without any harassment or interference's by the Sri Lankan police and security forces.
Colombo, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankan police said Monday that they arrested 22 people who were attempting to migrate illegally to Australia by ...
Sri Lankan police say they have arrested 22 people who were attempting to migrate illegally to Australia by boat. the suspects were arrested ...
Twenty -two people who were attempting to illegally migrate to Australia by boat, were arrsted by Sri Lankan police. the suspects were arrested ...
Sri Lankan police have been exaggerating the number of arrests made in connection with gang violence in Jaffna, giving rise to further criticism ...
A 'white van style' abduction of a Tamil youth which sparked fears in Jaffna was an arrest made by plain-clothes officers, Sri Lankan police ...
Did the person giving the order thing that the Sri Lankan police was somebody's private property," the IGP said. He said if police personnel ...
Sri Lankan police officers on Sunday commenced spot checks of vehicles travelling on the A9 in Maankulam, one week ahead of Tamil ...
Sri Lankan police rounded up almost two dozen people suspected of causing violent clashes by spreading rumors that Muslims were going to ...
Colombo, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that ...
Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that started over a dispute ...
Nineteen people were arrested by the Sri Lankan police after clashes broke out between Sinhala and Muslim people is parts of Galle yesterday ...
Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that ...
... rape and torture at the hands of Sri Lankan police and army personnel continued even after the war's end and under the present government, ...
Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that started over a dispute ...
Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that started over a dispute between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims. police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said four people were injured in attacks that took ...
... that 60 kg of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) worth Rs 91,50,000 was seized by the Sri Lankan navy in a joint operation with the Sri Lankan police.
A Sri Lankan police spokesman had said in 2014 that she was arrested for "hurting others' religious feelings" after the tattoo of Buddha seated ...
In this July 18, 2017, photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #199 shows the scars on his back during an interview in London.
The entire cricket world was in shock when a Wisden Almanack report claimed Sri Lankan police had raided Temple Road based brothel ...
Over 50 Tamil men have accused the current Sri Lankan government of abducting, torturing and raping them on allegations of trying to revive ...
8, 2004, the first three-digit emergency service line, 1-1-0, was launched as a service of the Sri Lankan police departments. The Colombo ...
Staff and students at the University of Jaffna paid tribute on Friday to the two students killed a year ago by Sri Lankan police. Media faculty ...
Colombo, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan police on Wednesday arrested four people for stealing a precious blue sapphire stone valued at ...
Sri Lankan police officers clashed with Tamils protesting against the president's visit to Jaffna on Saturday. Protesters held black flags and ...
Sri Lankan police investigated a similar theft in February last year when hackers broke into the computer system of the Bangladesh central ...
Colombo: Sri Lankan police today arrested the legislator son of a former president for leading violent anti-India demonstrations over alleged ...


 

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