CID complaint to be lodged on NDB banking scam

Popular strategist and change leader specialist –  Dinesh Vihangun Fernando says he will lodge a complaint with the CID tomorrow (08), regarding the disappearance of Rs. 800,000 from his National Development Bank account at the Borelesgamuwa branch. Speaking to ‘Sri Lanka Mirror’ he said he recently met with a high ranking officer of the CID […]

‘MyBus-SL’ app launched

A mobile app to ease public transportation was launched at the National Transport Commission (NTC)  today (07). The app – ‘MyBus-SL’ was launched by Minister of Transport Management Mahinda Amaraweera, in the presence of Secretary to the Ministry of Transport Management Gamini Seneviratne and the Chairman of the NTC Sashi Welgama. The “MyBus- SL’ application […]

05 remanded for harassing foreigner at Galle Face

The five suspects arrested for harassing a Russian woman at the Galle Face Green on Sunday night, remanded till the 10th of July.     They will be produced at an identification parade on Friday.   Senior DIG in charge of the Western Province Deshabandu Tennakoon had said the suspects, including the main suspect, were arrested last night […]

TikTok to quit Hong Kong

TikTok has said it will quit Hong Kong after China imposed a new security law on the city. “In light of recent events, we’ve decided to stop operations of the TikTok app in Hong Kong,” a spokesman told the BBC. The company’s exit from the city will come “within days,” according to the Reuters news […]

Hotel owner killed ; wife hospitalised

An owner of a hotel in Kesbewa was found murdered inside the hotel early this morning (07). The 50-year-old victim, found murdered on the bed with wounds to his head. Police suspect he was hit with a blunt object on the head.The wife of the deceased has been admitted to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital […]

05 arrested for harassing foreigner at Galle Face

05 suspects arrested for harassing a Russian woman at Galle Face Green on Sunday night will be produced in court today (07). The victim had filed a complaint with the Fort Police soon after the incident had taken place and a video taken by her went viral online as well. Speaking to media, Senior DIG […]

Visits to Welikada prison suspended

Visitors will not be allowed at the Welikada prison until further notice, the Department of Prisons said. The decision was taken after an inmate was tested positive for Covid-19. It is said that over 170 persons have had direct contact with the infected inmate. Accordingly 177 persons from the prison will undergo PCR testing. Director […]

Wanted IP of Narcotics Bureau, surrenders

IP W.K. Saman Wasantha Kumara attached to the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB), who was wanted by the CID over his alleged involvement in drug trafficking, has surrendered to the Kadawatha Police a short while ago. The suspect would be handed over to the CID. Earlier today, the police had released a picture of the IP […]

Melbourne to go back into lockdown 

The Australian city of Melbourne is reimposing restrictions because of a recent spike in cases. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the state of Victoria, where 191 new infections have been recorded over the past 24 hours. Five million people in and around Melbourne – the country’s second biggest city – have been ordered […]