Police nab human smuggler
The main suspect wanted in connection with
smuggling and duping 269 persons who sought asylum in Canada was
arrested at Wellawatte by the Police Intelligence and Special
Operations Unit on Saturday.
Uththama Pooja medal awarding ceremony in Ampara
The fallen war heroes of Army, Navy, Air Force
and Police who scarified their lives to save the motherland from the
LTTE were remembered by presenting the Uththama Pooja Pranama Medal
to their parents and wives. The ceremony was held in Ampara on
Friday under the patronage of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
Army and Police personnel deployed:
Special security to gem mine
Special security has been provided to the gem
mine discovered in Thammennawa area in Kataragama, said National Gem
and Jewellery Authority Director General Nimal Bandara.