Five DIGs transferred
Inspector General of Police N K Illangakoon
approved the transfer of five Deputy Inspector Generals with
immediate effect due to service requirements. DIG Vass Gunawardena
has been transferred to Gampaha district from Ratnapura while
Gampaha DIG A Sarath Kumara has been transferred to the Kurunegala
Minister aims to bring down prison inmate number
It is expected to bring down the number of
prison inmates from 26,000 to 15,000 by the end of 2014, said
Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Minister Chandrasiri Gajadheera.
The government policy is to establish rehabilitation centres to
reform wrong doers rather than to establish more prisons, he said.
Police foil human smuggling attempt
Forty four persons, including five women and six
children from Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mullaitivu, Kayts, Akkaraipattu
and Puttalam who were about to migrate to Australia by a trawler
yesterday morning from Kudamaduwella, Thoduwawa in Negombo, were
apprehended by Marawila Police.
Lankan smuggling gold nabbed in India
A Sri Lankan national was arrested at the Mumbai
International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle gold in his
rectum while coming from Dubai, a customs official in India said on