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Abductions of Ramasamay Prabhakaran and Poddala Jayantha – Was DIG Vass G. Involved?

 Disgraced DIG Vass is only the tip of the icebergThe downfall of DIG Vass Gunawardena, once a star crime buster, known for his special...

Opposition UNP warns that they will complain to UN HRC if investigation failed

Funeral of two fishermen killed Attempted assault on Ranil, attack on UNP councillors under investigation Two separate investigations are under way over the attempted...

Ruling party politico orders lady teacher to kneel in class

NWP Provincial Councillor remanded; more cases of lawlessness by ruling party membersA UPFA Provincial Councillor who allegedly ordered a teacher to kneel because she...

Top Sri Lanka police officer held over ‘contract killing’

Vaas Gunawardena is already a controversial figure in Sri LankaOne of Sri Lanka's most senior police officers has been arrested under terrorism laws over...

UPFA’s LG politicos on a lawless spree and counting

Mawanella PS Chairman (UPFA) K.G. Piyatissa leaves Kegalle High Court on Tuesday after he was sentenced to death for killing a man in February...

Thugs make deals at Negombo Police Station

ASP Anada Alvis: Negambo the worst townOver the 37 years of...

Govt Depends Largely on the Armed Forces and Police to Control the People and Remain in Power

S.L. GunasekaraVasudeva Nannayakkara was, for many years, known and looked upon as a ‘paper revolutionary’ who was ever willing to join in any ‘verbal’...

Police salute a murder suspect (M.P.) : A symbol of politicised police

A Case for Best Legal Brains - Editorial Daily Mirror  A picture on Yesterday’s Daily Mirror front page where a police officer was...

SRI LANKA: The absence of political will to eliminate thuggery

Basil FernandoFor a law enforcement agency the elimination of thuggery is one of the simplest things to do. For thugs are cowards and they...

Another assault on Right to Peaceful assembly; Mano Ganeshan attacked. Thondaman’s thugs attacked Ganeshan – Vasudeva

It is reported that the Leader of Sri Lanka's Democratic People's Front (DPF) and former parliamentarian Mano Ganesan has been attacked today when he...

One of the grave threats faced by the minorities today comes from the incensed mob and Police inaction during mob violence

Police in conversation with a monk who was leading  the mob against Fashion Bug  M.A.Sumanthiran M.P.‘Towards a peaceful environment to live with confidence, without...

The Rochdale Red Cross worker who continues to haunt Sri Lanka

Travelling to Sri Lanka to try and find out about his constituent's murder, Simon Danczuk learned that when politicians are implicated,...

Murder of a British national in Tangalle in 2011: British MP disappointed over Govet reactions

British MP  Simon Danczuk who is in Sri Lanka now to push for the case regarding the murder of a British national in Tangalle...

How a minister intervened and got his son released form non bailable offence : DIG’s son speaks of assault

Asela Waidyalankara: they were drunk, abusive and vulger The condition of the son of DIG Ravi Waidyalankara, Asela Waidyalankara is currently reported to be...

Minister Maithripala’s son badly assaulted Deputy Inspector General of Police G Vidyalankara’s son

 In another appalling display of political impunity and the culture of violence spreading in Sri Lanka, the son of a senior police DIG Ravi...

Minister prompts DIG transfer, Minister Jayasena says called IGP to “seek relief

Top Police sources alleged yesterday that the controversial removal of the Moneragala Police division from DIG M.R.Lathif was prompted by an incident involving the...

Police indifference virtual ‘complicity’ in chief monk’s killing

Slain: Ven. Metihagatenne Wimalawansa TheraVen. Wimalawansa Thera complained to even President, defence secretary about death threats to him A monk who saw the killing explains...

Female lawyer supporting ex-CJ strangled

A female lawyer who has supported the impeached chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake has been strangled by a stranger on the road, Lawyers Collective member...

Kelaniya PS chairman complains of death threats from a local politician

Minster Mervyn widely suspected local politician?Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Prasanna Ranaweera said today that there had been repeated death threats made to him and...

Independence of Judiciary: the battle must be taken to the UN and the Commonwealth

Hasitha Madawala,with Namal Rajapaksha (right) was gunned down after he had fallen from favourWill the Constitutional Logjam be shattered with a Political Cudgel?  by...

Student leader brutally attacked by political thugs

Suranjith Bandara Former chairperson of student union of University of Kalania, Mr. Suranjith Bandara has been brutally attacked by politicl thugs in earlier today...
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