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 arrests five Army intelligence personnel over Editor's murder
-- [4 hours ago]
Country has sufficient rice stocks - Minister Bathiudeen
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank launches Data Library to public
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Participates at SATTE Travel Exhibition in New Delhi, India
-- [5 hours ago]
Thailand grants Rs. 8 million to Sri Lanka for drought relief
-- [5 hours ago]
Indian Foreign Secretary meets President, Opposition Leader
-- [6 hours ago]
Veolia wins €156 million contract for drinking water project in Sri Lanka
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President condoles the deaths of boat tragedy
-- [7 hours ago]
Fourth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference in Sri Lanka turns spotlight on e-Government Procurement
-- [7 hours ago]
British Council in Sri Lanka connects classrooms for 21st century teaching skills
-- [7 hours ago]

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.