Three TMVP cadres arrested by the
Batticaloa police on Monday, in connection with the abduction and
murder of 8-year-old schoolgirl Sathiskumar Thinushika in Batticaloa,
were shot dead by the Police in the early hours of yesterday. Police
said they had to open fire in self defence when the suspects
brandished a T-56 at them.
The child went missing while returning from school on Tuesday April 28. Thereafter, her family received several telephone calls demanding a ransom of Rs 3 million for her safe return. The abductors also threatened to kill the child if the ransom was not paid.
Later, following a frantic search by ...
Since the Colombo Municipal Council
commenced dumping the garbage collected in the city at Meetotamulla,
the people living in the adjoining area have been subjected to great
inconvenience. Students of Meetotamulla Sri Rahula Vidyalaya, unable
to tolerate the stink, staged a huge protest along with their parents
and neighbours. This was the scene in a class room before the
commencement of the protest.
trapped in small area - PM
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake yesterday told Parliament that intelligence units had reported that LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran remained trapped within a four (4) square km area to which security ...
Jayewardene and de Gaulle
This comes to mind when reading Sinha Ratnatunge’s "Politics of Terrorism.