Criminal shot dead
A most wanted criminal was shot dead by police in
self defence on Wednesday night at Mills Street, Keselwatte. Police
spokesman SSP Ranjith Gunasekera said S.N. Kumara Withanage (24) a
hardcore criminal wanted for a series of crimes was arrested by
Colombo Criminal Division on June 24 along with two T56 magazines
and 37 ammunition.
Army commander visits Jaffna
Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka, yesterday
made his first visit to Jaffna Security Forces Headquarters after
the successful completion of military operations to eliminate LTTE
terrorism, the Army Headquarters announced yesterday.
Improving welfare facilities for IDPs:
Govt takes up challenge
The Government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa
had series of challenges from the international community after he
decided to wage war against the LTTE to liberate the entire Tamil
civilian population in the North and East from the clutches of the
most ruthless terror outfit in the world.