Day: March 20, 2019

“Kaduwela Babee” arrested while in possession of drugs

Another major drug dealer, Isuru Chaminda Samaratunga aka “Kaduwela babi”, an accomplice of underworld criminal ‘Angoda Lokka’ has been arrested by the STF in a raid at Pittugala in Malabe last night.



Beliatta PS Opposition Leader found with gunshot wounds

Beliatta UNP Pradeshiya Sabha Opposition Leader Kapila Amarakoon has been admitted to the hospital this morning (20) with gunshot wounds, stated the Police Media Spokesperson.



Nagananda Kodituwakku to seek fuller bench

Civil activist Nagananda Kodituwakku yesterday told media that he expects to file a motion in the Supreme Court seeking a fuller bench comprising more than five judges of the Supreme Court to hear the Rule Application which he was found guilty for alleged improper and contemptuous behaviour in courts.



Ranjan demands CID questions Mahinda over Thajudeen remarks

State Minister of Highways and Road Development Ranjan Ramanayaka, yesterday, called upon the CID to summon Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa over his recent remarks on the slain rugger player Wasim Thajudeen.



Indian-Omani group strikes $3.85 billion deal to build Sri Lanka oil refinery

India’s Accord Group and Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas have signed a $3.85 billion deal to build an oil refinery in Sri Lanka, the biggest single pledge of foreign direct investment ever made in the country.