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Monday, 10 May 2010






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Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa inspecting a special Guard of Honour offered by soldiers of 8 Signal Corps of the Sri Lanka Army’s 65 Division based at Thunukkai. Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya. Commander Security Forces Headquarters Major General Chandana Rajaguru too are in the picture. The visiting Defence officials also declared open a newly established building complex of the 65 Division at Alankulam, Thunukkai.

Swindle using President’s name

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The Police Headquarters Crime Division arrested over 25 suspects who allegedly used President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s family members’ names and had collected millions of rupees on the pretext of sending them for employment abroad and providing jobs in the Government sector.

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Lankans nabbed in Kerala:

Police stumble on human trafficking racket

Kerala police Saturday stumbled on a human trafficking racket following the detention of 38 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from a lodge in Kollam district. The group, which included five women and as many children, were picked up late Friday night following intelligence inputs from Tamil Nadu police. All India Congress Committee General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is due to visit the district this week in connection with the Indian Youth Congress organisational polls.


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Ten illegal distilleries busted

The Southern Special Detection Unit excise sleuths busted ten illegal distilleries located at Thalgaswala, Mapalagama Friday. They had also taken into custody 10 suspects along with distilling equipment and illicit liquor worth over Rs 2.5 million.


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Stolen gold Buddha statue recovered

Kiribathgoda police has arrested three suspects wanted in connection with stealing a Gold Buddha statue worth over Rs. 250 lakhs. Western Province North DIG H. S. Dayananda, SSP Kelaniya Kithsiri Ganegama, ASP Kelaniya Anton Sirikumara directing investigations conducted by OIC Kiribathgoda Police I. P. Chaminda Edirisuriya and SI S. N. S. Samarasinghe and a police party recovered the stolen Gold Buddha statue in a CTB bus plying from Hanwella to Colombo on last Sunday night.

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