Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Navy arrests 23 Australia-bound illegal migrants
Tue, Oct 2, 2012, 10:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 02, Galle: Sri Lanka Navy has arrested another 23 illegal migrants bound for Australia in the seas off the Southern shores Tuesday (October 2).

Naval troops attached to the Southern Naval Command have arrested 23 persons illegally bound for Australia at Weligama in Southern Province today.

According to the Navy, among the arrested were 14 Tamils, 7 Sinhalese and 2 Muslims. The group included 19 men and 4 women.

The Navy has handed over the arrested persons with their vehicles to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for further investigations.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Tamil party ready to talk with the government
-- [3 hours ago]
Weapons belonged to Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger terrorists unearthed in Indian forest reserve
-- [3 hours ago]
Avis announces new partnership agreement with SriLankan Airlines
-- [4 hours ago]
Tough action against Sri Lankan rice traders hiding rice stocks
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to issue a stamp to honor Mahela Jayawardene
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Tourism welcomes one millionth tourist
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka declares national Dengue Prevention Week from September 10
Norochcholai coal power plant will resume power generation today, Sri Lanka power authority says
Sri Lanka's Senkadagala Finance acquires Newest Capital in consolidation move
Sri Lankan government appeals to supplementary health workers to return to work

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.