Three hacked to death while asleep
A husband and wife and her brother were hacked to
death while they were asleep at their residence on the
Horana-Delgoda road in the Homagama area on Friday night, Police
Media Spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody told the Sunday Observer.
Citizens of social standing to be appointed:
Advisory Committees to curb crime
The police are exploring the possibility of
appointing citizens of social standing to Advisory Committees to be
set up in the country shortly to advise the police and the public on
matters relating to contentious issues that crop up from time to
time affecting the peace and stability of the country, a top police
official told the Sunday Observer.
Strike Force Command:
They came, they saw, they conquered!
The main purpose of the joint training exercise
is to give an opportunity for the elite forces of the countryís
tri-services to carry out training in a near realistic semi
conventional operational environment to broaden their understanding
and sharpen the skills necessary for possible eventualities,
Thelijjawila studentís ordeal receives top attention
Pandemonium broke out at Telijjawila Royal
College, when an eight-year-old was found bleeding in an abandoned
classroom. She had been allegedly raped by an ex-serviceman who was
found to be the worse for liquor. Police said the girl was unaware
of what had befallen her. She was far too dazed to even respond to
questions posed by police.