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::

* Sri Lanka police to take strict action against holders of drug parties through Facebook
Mon, Feb 4, 2019, 10:06 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police stressed that the law will be strictly enforced against persons who organize various types of parties through social media platforms such as Facebook.

Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said that action would be taken on the instructions of the Inspector General of the Police Pujith Jayasundera.

Recently a police investigation was carried out regarding a party organized through the Facebook in Hingurakgoda where various types of drugs were found.

Police Spokesman said the Police recovered narcotics such as Methamphetamine (Ice Meth), Opium, Kerala cannabis and narcotic tablets from the possession of the party goers.

The police arrested 89 individuals including six women for use or possessing narcotic drugs at the party. Four of the arrested have been remanded after they were produced before Hingurakgoda Magistrate on Sunday.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Two youths attempting to take selfie gone missing in sea
-- [7 hours ago]
Minister requests trade unions to postpone postal strike until Friday
-- [8 hours ago]
Term of Presidential Commission probing corruption and fraud extended
Paddy purchasing in Northern Province begins
UN expert to visit Sri Lanka to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Sri Lanka postal workers to launch 48-hour strike from 4 pm today
Three faculties at Ruhuna University to be reopened tomorrow
Navy nabs person with over 3200 illegally harvested conch shells
CID grills former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando for nine hours
National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Act strictly enforced island wide from today

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.