Liquor firm fined Rs 100 m
Excise discovers major scam:
Largest ever detection:
The Excise Department has slapped a Rs 100
million fine on a licensed liquor manufacturer in Hanwella for
swindling the state of revenue for understating stocks to the Excise
Department. This is the biggest ever excise fine imposed to date in
the country, Excise Commissioner General D G M V Hapuarachchi said.
Jewellery thieves turned vehicle robbers remanded
Timely intervention of some villagers at
Werawatta, Kaudana in Anguruwatota police area, helped the police
nab two suspects who had attempted to rob a van, after assaulting
and snubbing its driver.
SLAF fire drill at Central Bank
The Central Bank complex was a hive of activity
and excitement as the Fire and Rescue Unit of the SLAF in
collaboration with the Colombo Fire Brigade conducted a successful
fire fighting and rescue exercise yesterday.