Day: March 9, 2019

Borella traffic OIC succumbs to injuries

Borella traffic OIC Ananda Sagara Sarachchandra who was injured in the hit and run accident on 24 February at Bambalapitiya, succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment at the National Hospital.

UN torture prevention body to visit Sri Lanka in April

As the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council comes to an end on March 22, the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture will visit Sri Lanka in early April, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said yesterday.

No room for robbers – Chandrika

There is no room for robbers and theft in accordance with the Bandaranaike Policies exercised in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), former President and one of SLFP Advisors Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga said.

2002 Meth pills worth Rs. 9 million seized at CME

A package containing 2002 Methamphetamine, also known as ‘ICE’ pills, valued at 9 million rupees was identified and seized yesterday at the Colombo Central Mail Exchange.

Sri Lanka military teams with police to fight drugs scourge

Sri Lanka’s military is teaming with police to invigorate an anti-narcotics drive by its president who has vowed to end a 43-year moratorium on capital punishment and execute condemned drug traffickers, top military officials said Friday.