Court will decide on victim’s dying declaration:
Varsity student’s death - suspect identified
Police have identified the suspect who allegedly assaulted student
Rajapaksa Susantha Anura Bandara of the Ruhunu University who
succumbed to his injuries at the Badulla General Hospital, IGP
Mahinda Balasooriya told a media briefing at the Police Headquarters
Canada probes LTTE aid agencies
The LTTE has either infiltrated or created two dozen front and cover
organisations in Canada to support its terrorism campaign,
International Terrorism Expert Prof. Rohan Gunaratne said in the
aftermath of the action taken last week by the Canadian Revenue
Agency to revoke the charitable status of the ‘Tamil Refugee Aid
SLA’s 200,000 men could face any threat - Army chief
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) with over 200,000 men is adequate to defend
all threats including any new terrorism threats, Army Commander Lt.
General Jagath Jayasuriya said. The Army Chief told the Sunday
Observer that there were no fresh moves to increase SLA’s manpower
as it already has over 203,000 well-trained soldiers.
Convicted Lankans won’t benefit by Lebanon amnesty
Sri Lankan workers in Lebanon who were convicted by the Lebanese
Government for indulging in various criminal activities will not
benefit from the three-month special amnesty declared by the
Lebanese Government for Asian workers.
High stakes end a cropper:
26 businessmen held for gambling
More than 35 officers of the Central Anti Vice
Striking Force (CAVSF) swooped on a luxury gambling den in a coconut
estate at Bandirippuwa, Lunuwila last week and arrested 26 wealthy
businessmen engaged in unlawful gambling for high stakes, police
sources told the Sunday Observer.