Police raids to check crime during New Year
Police will carry out raids on illicit liquor
booths and gambling dens to prevent violent crimes being committed
by those under the influence of liquor on account of the forthcoming
Sinhala and the Tamil New Year, Police Media Spokesman SP Ajith
Rohana told the Sunday Observer.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan:
Military ties strengthened – Army Commander
Army Chief Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya, who
returned to the country on Friday after a six-day visit to Pakistan,
said military ties between the two countries have strengthened
further and he was able to discuss various issues relating to the
military with his Pakistani counterpart, General Ashfaq Parvez
'Road discipline' must be included in school
Traffic laws alone can't prevent fatal accidents - SP Ajith
Colombo is one of the safest cities in Asia.
Fatal accidents in Colombo city are very rare, according to Police
Spokesman SP Ajith Rohana. But the number of road accidents in the
country as a whole has increased at an alarming rate, with 5 - 7
deaths being reported a day due to vehicle collisions. This is a
serious issue; the statistics warn of an impending danger.