Welikada escapee arrested
Ruwanwella Police yesterday afternoon arrested an
inmate of the Welikada prison who had escaped during Friday’s riot.
He was hiding in a house in Kanangama, Dehiowita when the Police
arrested him. The escapee, Hewa Battage Thushan Sarada alias Channa
had calmly walked out of the prison amidst the chaos while
pretending to take an injured jailor to safety.
Use technical knowledge to fight crime - Senior DIG
Technical knowledge should be used to fight
crime, Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police Gamini Navaratne
said. Addressing 75 officers who completed a diploma course in
‘Scene of Crimes Officers’, he said they should use the knowledge
gained in the course to combat crime and make Sri Lanka crime free.
Navy Commander visits Pakistan, boosts ties
Navy Commander Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage
visited Pakistan from November 6 to 11 on the invitation of Chief of
Naval Staff of Pakistan, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila.