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* Court grants permission to examine the bank accounts of former Ministry secretary and his family

Jan 20 (CP) Colombo- A Sri Lankan court yesterday (19) granted the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) permission to examine the banks accounts of a former ministry secretary and his family in connection with misusing of state funds.
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* Court bans sale and transfer of Udayanga Weeratunga's properties

Jan 19 (CP) Colombo- A Sri Lankan court today issued an order enjoining the sale and transfer of property belonging to Sri Lanka's former ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga.
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* Young couple caught with 04 kilos of Kerala ganja

Jan 20 (Island) The Kandy police arrested a couple transporting Kerala ganja weighing four kilos, at Talwatte on the Kandy-Tennekumbura road. A team of policemen led by IP Thusitha Dombagamuwa stopped the vehicle the 20-year-old woman and the 28-year-old man were travelling in.
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* Summons issued on ex- CJ, CA judge, another

Jan 19 (Island) Chief Magistrate of Colombo Lal Ranasinghe Bandara, yesterday issued summons on former Chief Justice, Attorney General, Mohan Peiris, Appeal Court Judge A. H. M. D. Navazs, who is former Deputy Solicitor General and former Secretary of the Lanka Electricity Company Private Limited (LECO) , M. M. C. Ferdinando.
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* Nepal's Army Chief calls on Sri Lankan President

Jan 19 (CP) Colombo- Chief of the Army Staff of the Nepal Army, General Rajendra Chhetri, who is currently visiting Sri Lanka, called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President's official Residence in Colombo this morning (19).
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* Supreme Court rejects SLPP petition against rejection of nominations to Maharagama UC

Jan 19 (CP) Colombo- The Supreme Court today decided to reject a petition filed by a group of candidates of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) against the rejection of the nomination list submitted for the election of the Maharagama Urban Council.
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* Fresh corruption case filed against Aluthgamage

Jan 20 (DN) The Bribery Commission yesterday filed a fresh case against former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage and two others. The Commission has withdrawn its previous case where he was named for allegedly committing a Rs. 53.1 million fraud while importing sports equipment during last Presidential Election.
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* Brothel run under the guise of spa busted

Jan 19 (DN) The Police arrested 20 individuals during a raid conducted in a brothel which was run under the guise of a spa in Welikada, last evening. Of the 20 suspects, two are alleged to have run the brothel and the rest of the 18 are alleged to have functioned as prostitutes.
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