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::

* Sri Lanka Army removes officer arrested for narcotics possession
Sat, Feb 22, 2014, 10:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake has instructed to immediately remove a senior military officer from his post for alleged possession of drugs.

The Commander ordered to remove an Army Lieutenant Colonel from his present appointment in Anuradhapura following his arrest by the Anuradhapura Police on Saturday (22) evening for alleged possession of narcotics.

Police maintain that the senior officer was arrested with narcotic in his possession, following information provided to the Anuradhapura Police on Saturday (22).

The Army said in a statement that the Army Commander in keeping with his 'Zero Tolerance Policy' against Army wrongdoers, irrespective of their rank, instructed the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) to commence immediate investigations and corporate with the Anuradhapura Police for further investigations while providing all the information about the suspect to Police authorities.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka National Chamber conducts Budget Seminar 2015
-- [17 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President prepares to present the budget 2015 to parliament tomorrow
-- [52 minutes ago]
MRL Corporation starts key test work on Sri Lanka graphite
-- [1 hour and 17 minutes ago]
Tamil Nadu political leaders advise Modi not to have closer defense ties with Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan President opens cricketer Dilshan's luxury hotel
Belarus MPs to focus on economic ties during next month's visit to Sri Lanka
CaFFE and CHR condemn attack on Sri Lanka university students
Sri Lanka Army to assist Bangladesh Army to set up a women corps unit
Sri Lanka's Missing Persons Commission says no interference from security forces on public sittings
Belarus parliamentary delegation to visit Sri Lanka in November

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.