Bad hats rounded up in city
One-hundred-and-thirty men including women linked
to crime in the Colombo City were taken in for questioning during
the past few days in an operation launched by the Colombo Crimes
Division (CCD) for the April festive season.
Govt not perturbed over HR allegations
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said that
the government was not perturbed over any allegations by human
rights groups that accuse Sri Lanka of alleged human rights
violations during the final stages of the battle against LTTE
terrorists as Government troops had engaged in a battle in keeping
with all humanitarian norms.
Sand mining racket busted
A large-scale sand mining racket was discovered
at Badigantota, Sooriyawewa following representations made to IGP
Mahinda Balasuriya who ordered a crackdown on the operation last
Mystery surrounds killing of women
Niladura village located in the Divulwela area
is a desolate village off Kahawatte in the Sabaragamuwa province.
Niladura village acquired notoriety almost three years ago owing to
several unsolved murders committed in the area.