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The National Security Council has decided to gazette the clauses in the prevention of terrorism under Emergency Regulations with effect from midnight today (22).
A total of 152 T56 bullets were seized from the Kahagolla area in Diyatalawa. Sri Lanka Air Force stated that eight 9mm ammunition clips were also seized at the location. Three persons of the same family, father and two and sons were arrested.
The Shangri- La hotel in Colombo will be closed off until further notice, informed the hotel’s management. This is in the wake of the series of bombings which shook several areas of the country on Easter Sunday (21). The hotel Shangri-La in Colombo was also attacked by the alleged suicide bombers and suffered major property damage and loss of lives of...
Nearly 275kg of heroin has been intercepted by several naval personnel off the East coast today (22), Navy Spokesperson has stated. A naval ship carried out a comprehensive surveillance operation off North Eastern coast following the information received from Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB). Accordingly, a Multiday Fishing Trawler has been intercepted along with 5 Sri Lankan nationals in the act of...
A special meeting of party leaders is scheduled to take place at 2.00 p.m. this afternoon. The Parliamentary Secretariat stated that the purpose of convening this meeting is to discuss the situation prevailing in the country. Meanwhile, the Parliament is scheduled to convene at 1.00 p.m. tomorrow (23).
The rumors that poison has been mixed into water supplies in several areas of the country are false, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. Currently, rumors are circulating that poison has been mixed into water supplies in Kelaniya, Kiribathgoda and Ja-Ela areas. However, the Police refuted these claims and affirmed that these rumors are false news.