Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Pettah Police OIC transferred after youth hangs himself in police cell
Sat, Jan 13, 2018, 11:39 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 13, Colombo: The Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the Pettah Police Station has been transferred with immediate effect after a teenage suspect committed suicide in the police cell.

On the advice of the Inspector General of Police, the National Police Commission has transferred the officer as the OIC of Batticaloa Police.

Pettah police arrested the 17-year-old suspect last Wednesday night on the charge of possessing marijuana (ganja). The teenager was found dead by hanging himself with his clothes on early Thursday morning.

The deceased was a resident of the Kirimanagama area in Haputale.

A special investigation was conducted on the instructions of an Assistant Superintendent of Police. The National Police Commission said the OIC of the Pettah police station was transferred according to the injury.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
JVP hands over 20th amendment to Constitution to Speaker
-- [2 hours ago]
Appeal Court to hear former Defense Secretary's revision petition seeking release in Avant Garde case on May 31
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Health Ministry considers increasing percentage of male nurses
-- [2 hours ago]
Listed hospitals in Sri Lanka will see growth in medium term - Fitch
-- [3 hours ago]
President Trump nominates Alaina B. Teplitz as Ambassador to Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Army, Navy continue to provide relief services to flood affected people
Education Ministry introduces comfortable clothing for pregnant teachers on doctors' recommendation
Singapore police confirm former Cantal Bank Governor is in Singapore, AG informs court
Sri Lanka's Finance Minister plans to reduce VAT to 12.5% by 2020
Finance Minister appoints Ranel Tissa Wijesinha as new SEC Chairman

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.