Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Joint operation to nab the escaped LTTE prisoner in Sri Lanka
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 06:19 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 21, Vavuniya: Sri Lanka police have launched a manhunt for a former LTTE cadre who had escaped from the Vavuniya prison Sunday night.

The Vavuniya police, Prison Officers and the Sri Lanka army have jointly launched a search operation to nab the escaped LTTE prisoner identified as Jeyabalan Stanley Ramesh, a resident of Kudirippu in Vavuniya local media reported.

The 28-year-old suspect was undergoing treatment at the Vavuniya hospital as a resident patient under the custody of prison officers when he escaped at around 11.30 p.m. Sunday, according to Vavuniya police.

The LTTE cadre has been arrested allegedly for possessing weapons.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka best place in South Asia for old people
-- [1 minutes ago]
US$ 70 million French aid to Sri Lanka for water supply system improvement and energy saving project
Sri Lankan President congratulates top winners of Grade Five Scholarship
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka announces new electricity rates
Minister denies receiving resignation letter from Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to UK
Sri Lanka to mark World Children's Day tomorrow
Sri Lankan President orders the release of 76 Indian fishermen
Sri Lanka Customs arrests two with illegal gold stock
British diplomat in Sri Lanka describes surveillance on her during visit to East
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.