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Fined for Contempt of Court

Kurunegala Chief Magistrate Sampath Hewawasam fined a suspect who tried to hand over a parcel of tobacco to a prisoner while a case was being heard in the Kurunegala Magistrate Court.

A fine of Rs. 1,500 and a one-month rigorous imprisonment was imposed.

The Magistrate also warned the suspect to behave decently in court premises.

Police Sergeant Senanayake who was on duty in the court took the suspect into custody and prosecuted.

Meanwhile, the Nikaweratiya SP’s office arrested 248 wanted criminals including 30 criminals who were on arrest warrants during a special operation conducted with 130 police personnel on February 14.

The operation was conducted in Nikaweratiya, Rasnayakapura, Giribawa, Kotawehera, Galgamuwa, Ambanpola, Meegalewa, Polpithigama, Maho and Kobeigane which are in the purview of the Nikaweratiya Police Division, Kurunegala. “This operation was conducted under the instructions of IGP Pujith Jayasundara,” Nikaweratiya SP Sanjeewa Bandara said. 


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