Eleven soldiers will be indicted within two weeks over a high profile murder, Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando said today (Jan 21).
An individual has been arrested for the possession of a narcotic drug identified as 'pill', in Pelwatte, Battaramulla today (Jan 21).
Army Spokesman Sumith Atapattu said Sri Lankan authorities had not been informed regarding an arrest warrant issued against Brigadier Priyanka Fernando by a UK court.
A Russian national has been remanded until January 28 over the abuse of a seven-year old school girl.
All licenses issued for nine millimeter pistols and revolvers have been cancelled with effect from today (Jan 21), Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando said.
Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has pledged to the setting up of a separate authority for the regulation of three-wheelers in the near future.
Two army personnel died when the vehicle they were travelling in toppled in an accident in Nedurkani, Mullaitivu today (Jan 21).
Parliamentarian Sanath Nishantha escaped unhurt when his vehicle met with an accident in the Puttalam District yesterday (Jan 20), police said.
One individual was injured in a shooting that took place in the vicinity of the Polwatte Bridge in Weligama earlier today (Jan 21).
The case filed against the Chairman of Avant Garde (Pvt) Ltd.
DIG Nalaka de Silva who was remanded over the alleged VIP assassiantion plot has been further remanded until January 30.