Talawakele hit by gale
More than 30 people were displaced when gale force winds hit
Talawakele in the early hours of Tuesday . The roof of a row of line
rooms was blown away while property belonging to 20 were also damaged.
Disaster Management officers together with Talawakele Police provided
victims with welfare facilities.
Wasp attack in Dik-Oya
Six women working in a tea estate in Dik-Oya were hospitalised after
they were attacked by wasps . Police said three of the women were
discharged after initial treatment.
A suspect arrested in connection with a series of house breaking and
thefts in Kelaniya has been placed in remand custody until February 21
when produced in the Mahara Magistrate's Court. Police found 10
bicycles, mobile phones , gas cylinders and video recorders the suspect