Day: February 7, 2019

STF search homes of actor and singer arrested with Madush in Dubai

The Police Special Task Force (STF) and Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) have searched the houses belonging to popular singer Amal Perera and actor Ryan Van Rooyen, who were both arrested in Dubai along with Sri Lankan drug kingpin ‘Makandure Madush’.

Former Kalutara PS Chairman sentenced to 5 years in prison

Former Chairman of the Kaluthara Pradeshiya Sabha Lakshman Vidanapathirana had been sentenced to five year rigorous imprisonment today (07) by the Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulathunga after he was found guilty of bribery charges.

National Government resolution debate postponed

The ruling party says that the proposal on establishing a national government will not be presented to parliament today.

Madush will be prosecuted in UAE – Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, yesterday, told Parliament that Makandure Madush, a notorious underworld drug kingpin who was arrested in Dubai on Tuesday would be prosecuted under the laws of that country first.

Mangala accuses big business mafia

The Government has decided to appoint a special committee to track down revenue leakages in Sri Lanka Customs under the supervision of a retired judge, Finance Minister, Managala Samaraweera said yesterday.

Bank of China’s $300 million loan to Sri Lanka faces delay – government officials

A $300 million loan offered by Bank of China to Sri Lanka is facing delays, government officials familiar with the negotiation told Reuters.