(Colombo Lankapuvath)The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) had received 562 complaints of election law violations and incidents of election related violence up to yesterday, it said in a statement.
(Colombo Lankapuvath)All police stations in the country have been directed to be stern on traffic offenders in a bid to curb accidents,senior police sources said.
Traffic police patrols and and traffic police guard points have been increased at night times to detect drunken drivers.
Drivers found to be drunk are liable to get their licenses cancelled,they added.
(Colombo Lankapuvath)A suspect who was absconding after swindling millions of rupees duping several persons promising entry to England for higher studies was arrested by the police Fruad Bureau.
Police said the suspect, a resident from Kandy, had operated a student recruiting agency, to dupe the innocent victims.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) A worker was killed and two others injured when a land embankment collapsed on them while they were engaging in road construction work in Gannoruwa-Peradeniya Road today, Police said.
The injured victims were admitted to the Peradeniya Hospital.
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