The Sunday Leader

The Law In Quest For Justice

By Binoy Suriyaarachchi The police investigation teams are still looking for clues to arrest unidentified offenders who assaulted a police constable and those who set fire to the officer’s car in the 20-acre area, Bombuwala in Dodangoda. The preliminary inquiries into the incident have already been concluded, and the investigation teams are now focusing on [...]

Suspects Die In Police Custody

By Binoy Suriyaarachchi The mysterious death of cop killer suspect, Kahandawala Arachchige Tharuka Nilan (32), who died last Sunday (18) while in the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), is the latest addition to a long list of deaths in police custody. The police announced on the same day that the notorious suspect wanted [...]

Speculation Rife Over Peliyagoda Murder

By Nirmala Kannangara Speculation is rife whether Peliyagoda Urban Council Member Sharmila Sandaruwan was murdered because of his involvement in illegal drug trafficking. It is alleged that Sandaruwan was involved in drug trafficking and people in the area believe that the Urban Council (UC) member was gunned downed due to a rift his family was [...]

Murder Most Foul In Mullaitivu

By Camelia Nathaniel Reporting from Mullaitivu On the 10th evening, the quiet village of Vallipuram in Mullaitivu was shaken by the killing of a mother of two, by her husband who had later hung himself. The Tamil media reported that the she was killed because she had joined the Army volunteer force. The husband Arulraj [...]

Killings Galore

By Niranjala Ariyawansha and Chrishanthi Christopher On the 25th of October Kumara Seneviratne (48) a businessman from Galle was cut and chopped in broad daylight by two persons riding a motorbike at Dickman Junction whilst hundreds of people watched helplessly. It was reported by the media that the guardians of peace, the Police were engaged [...]

Weekly Police Report: Road Accidents Top List Again

By Roel Raymond 18th October Seylan Bank Building on Makola Road, Kiribathgoda catches fire. Flames are put out by Kiribathgoda Police Fire Brigade, officers from the Electricity Board and the public. The cause of the fire is yet unknown. Further investigations ongoing. Inspection of a building on the 2nd Cross Street in Fort reveal ingredients [...]

Canada To Tighten Asylum Laws After MV Sun Sea

By Roel Raymond Canada this week, introduced a bill that will tighten its asylum laws and seriously penalise human smugglers, following the arrival of some 500 asylum seekers from Sri Lanka earlier this year, the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reports. Canada’s Ministers for Immigration and Public Safety on Thursday unveiled the new act, titled Preventing Human [...]

Seven Year Old Axed By Father

Killed Because Food Was Not Tasty By Ranee Mohamed Perumal Pavaranjani of Gonadikawatte area down Gampola road in Kadugannawa was found dead on September 28, allegedly after being attacked by her father with an axe. Pavarajnini (7) had shouldered the responsibilities of cooking and cleaning and caring for her older brother and younger sister after [...]

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