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 Lankan court to record evidence using Skype
Wed, Feb 26, 2014, 06:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 26, Colombo: A court in Sri Lanka has decided to record evidence related to a case using Skype technology.

The Colombo Fort Magistrate will use Skype to record evidence from a witness in Italy regarding a theft of US$700 belonging to an Italian woman while she was staying at a hotel in Colombo.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage has directed the police to make necessary arrangements to record the evidence from the Italian woman using Skype technology on March 14.

The evidence will be recorded under the supervision of an independent observer attached to the University of Colombo's School of Computing.

The Magistrate has made this order following the prosecution's submissions that the first witness of the case Francisca Dieda, an Italian national, was currently out of the country and had informed she was unable to return to Sri Lanka.

The Italian woman in 2011 had complained to the Fort Police that someone had stolen a sum of US$700 belonging to her from the hotel room where she was staying.

The Police had arrested an employee at the hotel, Dhananjaya Prabhath from Ragama for allegedly being involved in the theft.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Navy comes to the aid of a critically ill foreign national aboard a merchant ship
-- [2 hours ago]
'Sustain Lanka' National Celebration to commence tomorrow in Colombo
-- [3 hours ago]
Yowun Puraya affords Sri Lankan youth opportunity to contribute to country's economic, social and development process
-- [3 hours ago]
Ceylon Oxygen Limited receives latest ISO 9001:2015 certification
-- [4 hours ago]
Pakistan sends 10,000 MT of rice for drought affected people of Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
India could collaborate in the development of three other ports in Sri Lanka - Ports Minister
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka inks USD 17 million loan agreement with Kuwait for Kalu Ganga project
-- [6 hours ago]
Army personnel charged of assault on Journalist Keith Noyahr granted bail
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka grants dual citizenship to another 1750 expatriates
-- [7 hours ago]
No accession of Muslim abodes near Wilpattu Forest Reserves, government assures
-- [7 hours ago]

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.