Day: June 13, 2018

Lasantha Wickramatunge killing Former IGP to be arrested

Former Inspector General of Police Jayantha Wickramaratne will be arrested over the alleged involvement in the murder of senior journalist Lasantha Wickramatunge, if sufficient evidence is collected, Senior State Counsel (SSC)Janaka Bandara revealed to the Mount Lavinia Magistrate yesterday (12).



Shooting at Kiriwehera: Suspects’ jeep taken into custody

The vehicle used by the gunmen, who shot the chief incumbent of the Kataragama Kiriwehera Rajamaha Viharaya Venerable Kobawaka Damminda Thera and another monk, has been discovered by the Police.



Gotabhaya very ‘unpopular’, outgoing US Ambassador tells MR

Outgoing US Ambassador Atul Keshap has told former President Mahinda Rajapaksa that his brother, Gotabhaya was very unpopular.



Kiriwehera Chief Incumbent shot last night

The chief incumbent of the Kataragama Kiriwehera Rajamaha Viharaya Ven. Kobawaka Damminda Thera and another monk have been hospitalised after being shot at by an unidentified gunman, Police said.