STF shoots gangland godfather
*Attacked STF officer while trying to flee
*Wanted for murder extortion, rape, weapons sales
Notorious underworld figure Mohammed Azmin alias
‘Mamazmi’ was shot dead by Special Task Force (STF) personnel early
yesterday morning in Borella. Mamazmi was wanted in connection with
a number of crimes, including murder, extortion, rape, drug dealing,
and illegal weapons sales. The STF, Maligawatte Police and the
Colombo Crimes Division of the Police launched a number of raids
earlier to capture him.
Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera appointed Navy Chief of Staff
President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed Rear
Admiral Jayantha Perera as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy.
Rear Admiral Perera joined the Sri Lanka Navy on August 23, 1978.
Rear Admiral holds the appointment of Director General Operations.
Navy hands over arrested Indian fishermen
Navy handed over a group of Indian fishermen
arrested by the naval troops for crossing the International Maritime
Boundary Lines (IMBL) illegally, to the Indian Coast Guard,