One dead in Rakwana shooting

Sunday, 14 January 2018 - 9:51

One person was killed in a shooting incident in Labuwelwatte on the Kohombakanda - Rakwana main road last night (Jan. 13).

The shooting took place at around 8 pm and the victim died upon admitting to Kahawatte Hospital with head injuries.

The deceased was a resident of Labuwelwatte and was aged 69 years.

Police found a bullet and a motorcycle left behind at the crime scene.

Two associates of imprisoned underworld figure 'Podi Lassie' arrested
Friday, 10 July 2020 - 17:01

Two associates of imprisoned underworld figure 'Podi Lassie' arrested from Meetiyagoda, with 02 firearms Read More

Red notice issued by Meteorology department
Friday, 10 July 2020 - 16:35

Thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur at several places in Eastern, North- central, Central, Uva, North-western... Read More

03 kg of Ecstasy pills from France apprehended
Friday, 10 July 2020 - 16:03

Customs officers seized nearly 3 kilograms of Ecstasy drugs sent to Sri Lanka by air freight.The drugs were sent by a courier service from France and a... Read More