Bogus companies busted
Two illegal finance companies operating in
Colombo were detected by the Fraud Investigation Unit of Pettah
Police, said Police Spokesmen Ajith Rohana. Accordingly, the Unit
arrested four suspects in this connection. Over Rs.1.7 million was
recovered from one company located at Third Cross Street and Rs
101,450 from the bogus company at Kumara Street Pettah.
Woman with jewellery arrested
A 30-year-old female resident of Narahenpita was
arrested by the Mundalama Police in connection with the theft of
gold jewellery valued at nearly Rs 100,000 from a house in
Kulupagama after an overnight stay in the house on October 15.
Trial of accused LTTE supporters to end today
The trial of five Dutch-Sri Lankan Tamils,
accused of raising funds for the separatist LTTE, is expected to end
in The Hague today. If the men are found guilty as charged of
overseeing an international criminal and terrorist organisation
involved in arson, bombings and murder, they will face sentences of
up to 20 years in prison.