Net widens for Army deserters
Over 2,500 arrested in first three months:
The Army announced that over 2,500 soldiers who
deserted during the war period were arrested during the first three
months of this year. Around 36,500 soldiers who deserted were
arrested during 2009, 2010 and 2011), Army Media Spokesman Brigadier
Ruwan Wanigasooriya said.
Raincoat leads to man's death
A man died after he was stabbed with a broken
bottle during a brawl in Mount Lavinia on Sunday evening. Police
said the victim identified as Dharshana Keerthi Kumara, 40, from
Kekunadura, Matara was employed in Mount Lavinia.
Heroin dealers nabbed on Vesak day
Police arrested two persons who had heroin in
their possession on Vesak Full Moon Poya day. Police Spokesman SP
Ajith Rohana said the suspects were arrested with eight grams of
heroin. One was arrested in Kottawa while the other was in Badulla.