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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.
28 Sep 2018
A doctor, who complained to the Kollupitiya police that he was beaten by his wife till a broomstick was broken, was found to have five paramours and thirteen children, during the police investigations.
17 Sep 2018
Jaffna Police has initiated an investigation over an incident where a female lawyer has come to the court wearing a saree with an image of Buddha printed on it.
03 Sep 2018
A beggar, who pretended to be dumb, suddenly screaming blue murder when a dog tried to bite him took everyone by surprise. The incident was reported from the Aniwatta area in Kandy.
28 Aug 2018
Two corporals who were among the guests at a wedding reception of an army corporal in Kotawehera had engaged in a heated argument which ended with the biting off of the ear of one corporal.
24 Jul 2018
A teenage love story ended on a gloomy note when the young couple was summoned to the Yakkalamulla police station recently.
23 Jul 2018
There were two bosom buddies who ate, drank and went on trips together. But sadly, they also got addicted to heroin together. With the passage of time, some other drug addicts also joined them in the same way that garbage joins the garbage dump. These two buddies were residents of Talatuoya
11 Jul 2018
Authorised tour guides in Sigiriya expressed concern about constant clashes between them and the Chinese touts, and they requested the government to save the Sri Lankan tour guides from touts. They pointed out that they obtained the tour guide licence from the Minister of Tourism after a formal training under the ministry and the Central Provincial Council.
10 Jul 2018
Six young girls between 18 and 21 years, said to be private tuition students of Kurunegala had recently created chaos inside the Kurungela police station when an argument turned into a bitter brawl with the girls fighting viciously, pulling each others hair.
04 Jul 2018
An Air Force deserter, Dileepa Kumaratunga alias Samantha was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) yesterday morning when he returned to the country from Kuwait on charges of attempted murder of police officer in 2003.
04 Jul 2018
A clash that broke out between two groups of second year students of the Engineering Faculty of the Polgolla Open University over a SMS yesterday was broken up by the Katugastota Police.
03 Jul 2018
A middle aged man who had no permanent employment had left his village and worked as a helper of a ‘Light Reader’ (penakaru) of a devalaya in a distant village.
27 Jun 2018
An ambulance driver who was entrusted with the task of taking a patient from the Galgamuwa Atharagalla divisional hospital to the Kurunegala General Hospital for further treatment had diverted from the route to transport a grass cutting machine to his residence, a delay that cost a farmer his life.
26 Jun 2018
A young unmarried couple who had hired a woman to act as their mother, had rented out a room in Colombo posing off as brother and sister.
25 Jun 2018
A woman who bought a chicken ‘kottu’ from a restaurant in the Malpeththawa area in Ambalantota had found frog parts inside her meal. She had made a complaint to a medial health officer of Ambalantota, U.P.Malaka Silva on Saturday (23).
21 Jun 2018
A Police squad car was sent to raid a gambling den that was being operated in a village in the Western Province.
08 Jun 2018
An elderly lady who was in the bus was embarrassed and the passengers who were travelling were uneasy due to photos of indecent sexual scenes showed in the TV fixed in a private bus which was travelling towards Kandy from Mahiyanganaya.
06 Jun 2018
A lift given to a school-girl by a three-wheeler driver had landed him in a whole lot of trouble with her cousin and three of his pals.
04 Jun 2018
A man, who had visited the Gampaha District Secretariat to get his father's gun license transferred to his name, had taken away a pair of slippers belonging to a Buddhist monk who was delivering a sermon (bana) at the District Secretariat premises at the time, after getting irritated as he was forced to wait till the sermon concluded to get his work done.
25 May 2018
An intoxicated businessman who was in Business Class onboard a Sri Lankan flight returning from Dubai to Colombo had allegedly tried to molest an Air Hostess on the flight. He was taken into custody by the Airport Police, the police headquarters revealed.
11 May 2018
An incident where the husband of a dead woman had assaulted the driver of the hearse carrying her body and the driver losing control of the vehicle had resulted in the hearse toppling over on the road in Galenbindunuwewa on Wednesday.
06 Apr 2018
A man who was in the habit of peddling drugs on the pretext of taking his son to pre-school was nabbed by the police in Udubaddawa yesterday.
21 Mar 2018
A thief who had entered a poultry run in a Tea estate in Dumbara braving the rains to steal some fully grown fowls had to make a hasty retreat leaving his sarong behind, in the face of a severe attack by a swarm of bees which got disturbed.
14 Mar 2018
An interesting incident was reported from Pussellawa where a woman who burst into laughter when she saw the "thieves" who had ransacked a bagful of items worth Rs. 6000 she had bought from a boutique.
08 Mar 2018
A bachelor who was a peeping tom and used to watch women bathing on the sly along with a friend was forced to undergo an embarrassing situation recently.
02 Mar 2018
A nineteen-year-old youth, whose love affair with a girl from his school ended after a girl from the same school sneaked about them, was arrested for allegedly cutting off a length of hair belonging to a woman he saw on a bus in a classic case of mistaken identity.
10 Jul 2020