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* Second post-mortem conducted on the exhumed body of Army intelligence officer who committed suicide

Oct 26 (CP) Colombo- A postmortem on the exhumed body of retired Army officer who committed suicide living a note which claimed his responsibility in the 2009 murder of former Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunga, was conducted at Kegalle General hospital yesterday.
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* High Court imposes death sentence on paedophile killer

Oct 26 (Island) The Colombo High Court yesterday imposed the death penalty on a person convicted of molesting and killing a six-year-old girl at Kirillapone, in 2012. The convict Ravindran Surendran alias Balan was 19 years old then.
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* Jaffna student deaths: Shortcomings in Police conduct: IGP

Oct 26 (DN) Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara yesterday admitted to there being certain shortcomings in the conduct of the Police officers who had allegedly shot dead two Jaffna University students on October 21.
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* PM assures independent investigation into killing of Jaffna University students as North remains shut down in Hartal

Oct 25 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today assured Parliament that an independent investigation would be conducted into the deaths of the two Jaffna University students.
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* Jaffna deaths spark nationwide protests

Oct 25 (Hindu) Students across Sri Lankan universities protested on Monday, condemning the recent death of two Jaffna University students in alleged police shooting and demanding a fair investigation.
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* Chillie granted bail, two more cases filed

Oct 25 (DM) Singer Chillie also known as Thilanka Vidusha was granted bail after he was remanded two weeks ago for assaulting an elderly man. Kaduwela Magistrate and Additional District Judge, Dhammika Hempala granted the suspect bail on a surety bail of Rs. 500,000 and imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000.
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* Another group of 40 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu camps returning home Thursday

Oct 26 (CP) Colombo- A group of 40 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees lived in camps in Tamil Nadu, India are arriving Sri Lanka on Thursday October 27, 2016 under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation program.
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* 11 arrested for Mattakkuliya murder: Police

Oct 26 (DM) The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) arrested eleven suspects in Ratnapura last night, including the main suspect 'Kudu Roshan' for the Mattakkuliya quadruple murder, Police said.
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* Two Bangladesh Coast Guard Ships arrive in Colombo

Oct 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed two Bangladesh Coast Guard ships arrived at the Port of Colombo today. Two Bangladesh Coast Guard ships, BCGS Syed Nazrul and BCGS Tajuddin arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on Tuesday October 25.
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* Sri Lankan Minister Palitha Range Bandara's son arrested over fatal accident

Oct 25 (CP) Colombo- State Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Palitha Range Bandara's son has been arrested over a fatal accident reported in Anamaduwa, Puttalam. Anamaduwa Police last evening arrested Yashodha Range Bandara for his involvement in a road accident.
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* Guneratne remanded over a killing in 2001

Oct 25 (Island) Former UPFA Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne was yesterday remanded till November 01 by Negombo Additional Magistrate Kapila Dushmantha Epitawela for allegedly running over a UNP supporter at Thillanduwa Junction during the general election campaign in 2001.
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* Suspects in Mattakkuliya shooting identified

Oct 25 (DN) The Colombo Crime Division (CCD)yesterday said they have identified the suspects involved in Sunday’s shooting incident at Samithpura, Mattakkuliya. “The shooting apparently surged over an personal feud between two underworld operatives involved in heroin smuggling and other criminal activities,” CCD investigators revealed.
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