Most of missing funds retrieved in Kuwait heist
5 Lankans arrested:
Five Sri Lankan expatriates were recently
arrested for their involvement in a theft carried out last week (in
Kuwait) wherein one among them stole KD 60,000 from an armoured
vehicle at the airport. Reportedly, the armoured vehicle driven by
two employees had KD 570,000 cash, which the employees collected
from various communication companies and banks.
Over 1000 road accidents during first quarter
The first quarter of this year witnessed over
1,000 motor traffic accidents which had been mainly due to fatigue,
high speed and driving under the influence of liquor. According to
Traffic Police figures from January 1 to March 31 this year, there
had been 1,011 road accidents that resulted in 3,446 persons being
injured and 598 deaths.