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Asoka Thilakaratne case: Transport of bank vault millions:

CID seizes auctioned Army Defender

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) conducting investigations into the recovery of Rs 75 million made up of several foreign currency denominations found in four vaults at a private bank belonging to Asoka Thilakaratne, had taken into custody a black Defender Jeep which is alleged to have brought the money to the bank.

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Party Leaders, General Secretaries and ex-MP candidates:

IGP to provide security

IGP Mahinda Balasooriya has decided to provide security to election candidates who are either Party Leaders or General Secretaries, the Attorney General informed the Supreme Court when the rights application filed by Muslim Congress Leader Rauf Hakeem was taken up yesterday.


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New Police investigation unit

A new police investigation unit will be set up to inquire into complaints of alleged misconduct of organized groups and individuals who engage in deceiving people by using the names of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and their family members.

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Navy rescues foreign fishermen

The Navy rescued 12 foreign fishermen who were found on a distressed multi-day fishing vessel in the seas 300km east of Sangamankandai Sunday night. The rescued crew were brought to the Galle harbour yesterday morning. Navy spokesman Captain Athula Senarat said a vessel with crew including 11 Indonesian nationals and a Thai national on a multi-day fishing trawler in the seas 300 km off Sangamankandai was observed by another Multi-day fishing trawler named as Sanju Putha in the vicinity.


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