Alcohol father arrested

Four individuals including the father, who was captured feeding alcohol to his 13 month old infant in a video which went viral on social media, were arrested by Police, this morning. The Police Media Spokesman said that the alleged father is a resident of Meegalawa, Anuradhapura The arrest was made after recording a statement from […]

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Sarath fonseka :There is no belief in hanging.

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka  Minister of Wildlife  Sunday commented on the death penalty and said he has no trust in the assurance given to hang drug smugglers, until a hanging is carried out. He expressed these views after visiting the Elephant Conservation Centre at the Lunugamvehera National Park, that spans through 7,000 acres. He is  Speaking to […]

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The Special High Courts first sittings to commence today.

The newly established Special Trial-at-bar will commence its inaugural sittings today for the first time with the case against Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation’s (SLIC) former chairperson Gamini Senarath and its Managing Director Piyadasa Kudabalage. The duo will face charges of misappropriation of funds from the SLIC which were allegedly invested in various ventures including the […]

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Death to those who smuggled drugs, despite the death penalty.

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he would sign required orders to execute capital punishment for convicted drug traffickers who carry out large scale drug smuggling operations while in detention. Although there are certain opinions regarding capital punishment in a Buddhist society, if large number of criminal acts spread in such a society despite religious sermons, […]

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