Five serious, say Police
The Karadiyanaru blast, which claimed the lives
of 21 people, was clearly accidental and not an act of sabotage,
Police Chief Mahinda Balasuriya said. In a statement, the IGP said
that 21 had been reported dead including 12 Police personnel, two
Chinese nationals and seven civilians.
Defence Secy sets up special unit:
War on drugs and hooch
The police has set up a new unit at the Police
Headquarters to wipe-out the hard drug and illegal distillery menace
from the country. This is being done on the direction of Defence
Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission:
CID to probe missing persons
Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission
Chairman C. R. de Silva PC Saturday said Criminal Investigations
Department officials will be brought before the Commission to
inquire into the missing persons and those in detention camps.