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 Navy arrests family of illegal Tamil immigrants
Sat, May 24, 2014, 10:25 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has arrested a family of illegal Tamil migrants when they were trying to enter the country through the sea.

A naval craft attached to SLNS Thammanna of the North Central Naval Command on routine patrol arrested the five Sri Lankan Tamil illegal immigrants on 23rd May 2014 in the seas off Mannar, the Navy reported.

Initial investigations have revealed that the family, comprising parents and their three children, were returning from India after staying in that country as refugees for a few years since leaving the island in 2002.

The family members included three youths aged 21, 19 and 15 years and their parents aged 44 and 38, Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said.

The family has been handed over to Thalaimannar police for further investigations.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's Power Regulator ask licensees for regulatory accounts
-- [38 minutes ago]
Fisheries Ministry to pay compensation to fishermen affected by the extreme weather
-- [48 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President receives warm welcome from G-7 leaders
-- [1 hour and 30 minutes ago]
China provides US$ 1.5 million for Sri Lanka flood relief
-- [2 hours ago]
World Bank Board of Executive Directors concludes visit to Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President calls on G7 countries to support economic development of Asian countries like Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Is the rise in VAT a tax on jobs?
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Missing Persons' Office lack consultations with the families of missing - HRW
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms extends deadline for submissions from public to 24th June
Ceylinco Life Fund crosses Rs.70 billion in just 28 years

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.