Although Emergency is off:
Prosecutions for criminal offenders
Despite repealing emergency regulations, suspects
arrested for acts of terrorism will not be set free, experts said
yesterday. Most opined that those who have specific evidence against
them and charged for criminal offences could be prosecuted even
under the normal law.
Two members of wanted gang arrested
Two members of a four member gang wanted in
connection with robbing cash, jewellery and a jeep worth over Rs. 26
million from a businessman's house at Pamburana, Matara on August
13, were arrested by the Matara Police in Keselwatta Panadura.