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 Lankan government not committed to safeguarding the general public - opposition MP
Tue, Dec 4, 2012, 12:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) says the government is not committed to safeguarding the general public in the face of an increase in criminal activities in the country.

UNP Spokesperson and parliamentarian Gayantha Karunathilaka said there have been about 300 murders over the last 11 months.

Pointing out that there is a continuous escalation of crime in the country, the legislator accused the government of neglecting to safeguard the public.

According to Karunathilaka, the government has failed to take any action against the increase in homicides although the opposition has focused on the issue on many occasions.

He has added that the country's security forces that ended the civil war could put an end to the violence and corruption in the country.

However, he has noted that political interference in the police needed to be stopped to enable the law enforcement authorities to carry out their work independently and bring the culprits to book.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Indian national smuggling foreign currency arrested in Sri Lanka
-- [2 hours ago]
Three-wheelers with refrigeration facilities to transport perishable harvest to minimize losses
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to set up a Cyclotron to operate PET CT Scanners in government hospitals
-- [4 hours ago]
Bond scam suspects Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena further remanded till 5th of July
PM says development of Colombo is not limited to one area or one group
Sri Lanka reiterates continued commitment to the conservation of marine resources
Sri Lanka President vows not to allow a dictatorship in the country again
Thailand to sign a strategic partnership deal with Sri Lanka this year to boost bilateral trade
World Bank roundtable discussion in Sri Lanka to address nutrition for poor
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation 2.1 percent in May 2018

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.