Last Updated : 2019-06-26 04:03:00
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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.
19 Feb 2018
An incident where a loss of a woman's hair also resulted in her calling off an intended marriage was reported recently from a village in close proximity to the up-country capitol.
24 Jan 2018
While attempting to lodge a complaint on lost Gold Chains, police uncovers details of an illicit love affair.
19 Jan 2018
A manager in a private firm in Colombo was placed in a difficult position after a cat that frequents the office helped itself to the pizza left for his employees in the lunch room.
16 Jan 2018
A man from the Yatiyantotat area who tried to set a trap for another person in a bid to take revenge from him, had to finally fall into his own trap and end up in jail.
15 Jan 2018
The Kobeigane Police said that four men and two women had been taken into custody after two parties who were ordered to come to the police station to sort out a domestic issue got into a fight as a result of a scurrilous pamphlet that had been pasted on the wall with regards to one of the women.
11 Jan 2018
A group of Local Government election candidates of a certain political party had stopped for tea at an eatery in a suburb in the Southern Province when some opponents from a rival political party also entered the same eatery.
08 Jan 2018
A story was reported where an individual had requested his mistress to return back to him 250 grammes of dry-fish that he had bought for her among other items if she wanted him out of her life forever.
04 Jan 2018
A man who allegedly broke into the home of a police constable and stole a pair of imitation bangles believing them to be real gold had been captured by the Thambuttegama Police.
01 Jan 2018
A driver attached to the Biyagama Medical Officers' Association and his mistress,who had stolen an ATM card of a doctor and bought items worth over Rs.121, 000, were taken into custody yesterday.
25 Jun 2019