EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

15 Oct, 2019 | 6:59 am

COLOMBO (News 1st)

Your Tuesday Morning Brief

1. The Commission appointed by the President to investigate and take necessary action regarding the April 21st terror attack has received over 65 complaints by the public.

2. The National Elections Commission notes issuing of temporary identity cards for the upcoming Presidential Election will commence from this Friday.

3. The National Elections Commission adds that 513 election-related complaints have been received to date.

4. A former police sergeant found guilty of seriously molesting a boy under the age of 14 in 2006 was sentenced to 14 years and 06 months of rigorous imprisonment by the North Central Province High Court.

5. The Department of Fisheries begins discussions to secure the release of 24 Sri Lankan fishermen who are currently in Indian custody.

6. An individual who attempted to smuggle over 1.5kg of gold into the country was arrested at the BIA by the police narcotics unit.

7. An individual who defrauded money from a number of individuals by claiming that he would be able to get them jobs at the ministry of health has been arrested from the Agalawatta area.

8. Eight provincial schools declared as national schools in the country, raising the total number of national schools to 370.

9. A number of foreign election observers arrive in the country, ahead of the Presidential election.

10. Police open fire at an SUV carrying Excise Officials for failing to comply with an order to stop in Ariviyal-Nagar in Killinochchi.

“The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.”

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