President hands over three-wheelers to war heroes
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday handed over 100 three-wheelers
to 100 disabled war heroes at the Army Grounds in appreciation of
their valuable service to safeguard the unity of the country and
free it from terrorism even sacrificing their limbs.
Drug smugglers en route to Lanka nabbed at Thai airport
Two international drug traffickers trying to smuggle 1,632 grammes
of heroin worth Rs. 25 million were nabbed at the Tribbuvan
International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand by a Nepalese
Anti-Narcotics Aviation Squad as the duo were boarding a Thai
Airways plane en route to Colombo recently.
Van used for trafficking heroin seized
Kalpitiya Police yesterday seized a van abandoned at Moor Street,
Thithdeniya, Puttlam that was used to transport 30.6 kg of heroin.
Police Spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody told the Daily News that the
Police are conducting investigation to arrest the driver of the