Security blanket in Kahawatte town
The Police maintained a firm security blanket in
Kahawatte town during the last two days to prevent any more untoward
incidents following the torching of the property belonging to the
suspects arrested in connection with the double murder of a mother
and a daughter on January 31.
Divers nabbed with conch shells
Naval personnel attached to SLNS Uththara of the
Northern Naval Command arrested 15 divers who had collected conch
shells in the seas off Madagal on Wednesday. Sixty four conch
shells, 15 diving masks and two FGDs were seized by the Navy.
Sandalwood exporting racket busted
A team from Cinnamon Gardens Police busted a
long-standing white sandalwood exporting racket on Thursday night
with the arrest of the suspect at Hunupitiya, Wattala. The suspect
was arrested in a special operation in the Wattala area.
ASP on the mat for bribery
A special team from the Bribery Commissionerís
Department arrested an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) who
was on duty at the Nugegoda Police division for allegedly accepting
a bribe from a woman conducting a welfare centre in Maharagama.