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Last Updated = Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 02:01 pm SL Time

* Sri Lanka CID to arrest four more Army personnel over journalist's disappearance

Feb 07 (CP) Colombo- The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lanka Police plans to soon arrest four more army personnel suspected in the abduction of Lanka e News journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda. Already six people of the Army intelligence unit have been arrested and four others will be arrested based on the analysis of mobile phone data used in the incident.
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* Colombo JMO to submit report on Sicilleís health condition on Monday

Feb 07 (Island) The Colombo Judicial Medical Officer was directed by Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage to submit a report on the health condition of Mrs. Sicille Kotelawala. The Magistrate visited Durdanís Hospital, where she was warded and ordered the report to be forwarded to court on Monday.
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* NEW CSN SCAM UNVEILED

Jan 07 (SO) A senior public official in the ports sector, under the previous government is under investigation for a massive tax fraud, involving the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) channel, police sources told the Sunday Observer.
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* Sri Lanka opposition party protests UN Rights Chief's visit

Feb 06 (CP) Colombo- The National Freedom Front (NFF), Sri Lanka's opposition political party led by MP Wimal Weerawansa, organized a protest in the capital Colombo on Saturday against the visit of the United Nations human rights chief.
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* UN human rights chief in Sri Lanka over atrocities probe

Feb 06 (BBC) The UN's top human rights official has arrived in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's president is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, will spend four days in the country.
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* Yoshitha to remain in the Navy

Feb 06 (Nation) The Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID)ís current investigation into former President Mahinda Rajapaksaís son Yoshitha Rajapaksaís suspected involvement in money laundering will have no immediate bearing on his career in the Navy as a Lieutenant.
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* CSN case: No one will interfere, says Sagala

Feb 07 (DM) The rule of law would be upheld when perusing the case against former Presidentís son Yoshitha Rajapaksa and the others at the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) without any intervention by President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe or any of the Cabinet Ministers, Minister of Law Order Sagala Ratnayake said in a statement today.
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* New CSN scam unveiled

Feb 07 (SO) A senior public official in the ports sector, under the previous government is under investigation for a massive tax fraud, involving the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) channel, police sources told the Sunday Observer. CSN reportedly bought television equipment worth £ 14,0000 from Arena Television in Reddhill, Surrey.
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* Pakistani nabbed with 1kg heroin

Feb 07 (ST) A 55-year-old Pakistani national was yesterday apprehended with one kg of heroin in his possession, in Kollupitiya, police said The man was arrested after several days of surveillance by undercover sleuths from the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), police added.
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* Sri Lanka police chief defends dutiful police officers, will not cover up for wrongdoers

Feb 06 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka's Police Chief N.K. Illangakoon today defended his force saying that a majority of police officers dutifully carry out their responsibilities, even sacrificing their lives and he is bound to protect those police officers.
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* Sri Lanka Navy participates in International Fleet Review 2016

Feb 06 (CP) Colombo- Commander of Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne is representing Sri Lanka at the International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016 being held in India from 4th to 8th February 2016.
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* DIG Vassí wife summoned by Court

Feb 06 (CT) Additional Colombo Magistrate, Nishantha Peiris, on Wednesday issued summons to the wife of former DIG Vaas Gunawardene, Shyamali Priyadarshani Perera,who is an accused in a Case pertaining to possession of harmful weapons, to be present in Court on 17 February.
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