Last Updated : 2019-09-21 13:02:00
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12 Sep 2019
The Watawala Police in Hatton has launched an investigation into the incident in which a man had thrown the corpse of his mother (81) into a forest claiming he could not bear funeral expenses.
18 Jul 2019
A visit to Colombo to meet a politician by a group of villagers from Moragollagama was thrown into chaos when their leader found out the hard way that he did not possess the proper attire to meet with the minister.
10 Jul 2019
An individual suspected of attempting to kill his wife by causing a viper to sting her and his mistress who aided and abetted the alleged crime were produced before Gampaha Chief Magistrate D.A. Ruwan Pathirana by the Gampaha Police and remanded till today (10).
19 Jun 2019
A suspect had been taken into custody from Udupeellagoda Hakmana for severing the tongue and killing of a German Shepherd Pet. This was informed by the Hakmana Police.
24 May 2019
It was reported that an individual from Polonnaruwa had proven his innocence to a traffic cop by dropping the sarong he was wearing.
30 Apr 2019
A man who was carrying a ‘suspicious looking sack’ in the early hours today at the Balummahara Junction had run away from the police when he was told to stop, leaving the sack with three ducks and a chicken inside.
07 Mar 2019
A blind man (65) who had been begging on trains for 25 years which had enabled him to build three houses and own a bank account with Rs. five hundred thousand in it, was arrested by the Railway Security Service on Monday (4).
06 Mar 2019
The story of a deceased mother visiting her home on the seventh day and eating a slice of fried fish from the Pideni Thattuwa is related from a village in Ambalangoda.
28 Feb 2019
A heartwarmingly hilarious incident occurred in Germany earlier this week when a chubby rat got stuck halfway out of a sewer manhole - leading to a rescue operation that has gone viral and won hearts online.
23 Feb 2019
A man who was caught while visiting his friend’s house in the night, after he developed an illicit affair with his wife, had instantly acted as if he was walking in his sleep.
The man who was caught was a government servant while his friend was a watcher who worked in the nights. The friend used to frequent the watcher’s house in the nights after he befriended the wife. Th
11 Feb 2019
A 6-year-old student, who allegedly received a whack on the back of his body from his principal for writing that butterflies have no legs, has been hospitalized, the child’s mother said.
29 Jan 2019
The Central Bus Stand in Pettah is a crowded and busy place at any given time. In addition to passengers are waiting for buses, there are beggars operating in large numbers here. A beggar who often gets into buses in the evenings is a familiar sight to most passengers, because he is dumb and acts out using his fingers to seek money for his meals.
28 Jan 2019
Embilipitiya Magistrate K.P.R.L Widanagamage (Ms) ordered on Saturday (26) to release a Manager of a festival hall in Embilipitiya New Town on surety bail of Rs.100,000. He had served chicken curry with live worms for lunch at a wedding party.
21 Jan 2019
The Negombo Division Crime Investigation Unit said that they had arrested a gang of three who had robbed a sum of Rs.170,000 from a rich businessman after asking him to donate money to help save the life of a cancer patient.
18 Jan 2019
Piyaratna Mudalali, who lives in a remote village in Pasdun Korale, is a retired postal worker. He is well known in the village as the father of the postal service. or "Thapal Piya".
17 Jan 2019
A youth who had been carrying on affairs with two women simultaneously ended up being taught a lesson for life when he was beaten up by his two lovers after they got to know about his two-timing ways.
27 Dec 2018
The theft of a mobile phone belonging to a police officer who was inquiring a clash between two women inside the police station was reported in the Mawathagama area recently.
25 Dec 2018
As we are celebrating the joy of Christmas and New Year, it is also important to know and understand the significance of celebrating festivals. It is a fact that Christmas is celebrated as the day of th
24 Dec 2018
A brand new trishaw was gifted by a man to his son for his birthday although he did not possess a driving license neither did he have the ability to drive the vehicle.
03 Dec 2018
A story that was reported from the Rajarata region can act as a classic example as to why men should ideally buy their own footwear after fitting them on and not leave the task to their wives.
30 Nov 2018
An incident was reported where a village matchmaker (Kapu Mahaththaya) was embarrassed and inconvenienced due to the deceitful actions of a bridegroom who asked for his services.
22 Nov 2018
Two brothers, aged 43 and 46, who allegedly robbed a man of Rs. 1800 after throwing chillie powder in his face were taken into custody by the Nawalapitiya Police.
21 Nov 2018
The story is about a person who did not have the patience to receive his friend’s hospitality. His best friend from Galle arrived in Kandy by train to watch the test match played at Pallekele.
09 Nov 2018
A married couple obtained a shop premises in the Southern Province on lease and started a shoe business, but as the business was not profitable they informed the owner, who was based in Colombo, that they were closing up shop.
22 Oct 2018
A millionaire businessman from Polonnaruwa had told his mother that he wanted to pay her back for having brought him into this world and clothed and fed him as a child. He wanted to know from his mother, who lived a comfortable life in Maturata with her husband from the money she got as a pension due to the disappearance of one her sons during the war, if she would like to come and live with him for some time. She was happy to accept as she loved
18 Oct 2018
An individual who was planning to entertain a few of his friends and treat them to a nice fried fish preparation had gone to a spot where fish caught fresh from a pond was being sold to passers by.
15 Oct 2018
Hettipola Police said that a 52-year-old man who had been sexually abusing an under-raged girl for a period of 10 months, had been arrested.
10 Oct 2018
A couple got so drunk on honeymoon in Sri Lanka that they woke to find they had agreed to buy the hotel.
10 Oct 2018
It was a musical show organized by the youth of a town, where the artistes consisted of popular reputed singers.
05 Oct 2018
A story of a young man having love affairs with a mother and daughter duo, both at the same time, was reported from a village in the Siyane Korale area.
21 Sep 2019