Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Army Court of Inquiry to investigate soldier for sexual misconduct
Fri, Jun 20, 2014, 12:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake has directed to initiate a Court of Inquiry to investigate a soldier for his involvement in an alleged sexual misconduct with a girl.

The Army said Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) at Army Headquarters have been directed to immediately commence investigations into the conduct of a soldier in Mangalaeliya area in Puttalum over his involvement in an alleged sexual misconduct with a girl in the area.

The Commander of the Army has directed the Provost Marshal of the SLCMP to cooperate with the area Police and initiate parallel investigations into the case with immediate effect. The Commander has also instructed the soldier's Regimental Headquarters to initiate a Court of Inquiry after interdicting him from service with immediate effect.

Lieutenant General Ratnayake has also instructed to expel the soldier in custody from the Army, if proven guilty of the charges in accordance with the 'zero tolerance policy' of the Army on wrong-doers.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
National Police Commission to conduct separate investigation into Jaffna University students' deaths
-- [2 hours ago]
Australian miner assesses mineral sands deposits in Puttalam, Sri Lanka
-- [3 hours ago]
Indian Foreign Secretary arrives in Sri Lanka with a business delegation
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to set up an international multi intelligence unit to combat illicit drug trade
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President reiterates commitment to achieve development through renewable energy generation
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, India navies discuss maritime security at the 27th IMBL meeting aboard Indian naval ship
A 'Bulb for a Bulb'-EFL returns with annual green campaign
Jaffna Police mistook the students for a motorcycle gang and fired - Law and Order Minister
Ceiling on prices of 48 pharmaceutical drugs come into force from today
Sri Lankan President orders independent Inquiry into the Jaffna University students' deaths

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.