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Human Rights Commission Of Sri Lanka, HRCSL

HRCSL requests acting IGP to take preventive action on communal unrest

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has addressed a letter to the Acting Inspector General of Police Chandana Wickemaratne concerning the recent communal violence in the North-Western Province, Chilaw district and Minuwangoda town. The letter, signed by HRCSL Chairperson Dr. Deepika Udagama, requests the Acting IGP to address the problematic issues observed by …

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Police Curfew again to Kuliyapitiya

A curfew has been imposed in several areas including Kuliyapitiya today (13) at 2.00 pm to 4.00 am tomorrow (14). The police say that this step has been taken to control the unrest. Accordingly, the curfew has been imposed in Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, Hettipola, Rasnayakapura, Kobeigane and Dummalasuriya areas, police media spokesman’s office announced today. Aththa …

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More Details Relating Neettawa Pygmies Emerge From Kuliyaptiya

Details of movement by dwarf or neettawa at Elathalawa in Kuliyapitiya was reported yesterday and day before yesterday. Our correspondent stated that several residents have observed these dwarfs. According to social scientists and explorers, neetawas are stocky humanlike creatures with full of hair. Research at the university of Sri Jayewardenepura, has led to the conclusion …


Seven persons arrested for photographing own polling card

Police have arrested seven persons who had photographed the polling card after their vote was marked. The arrests were made in Moragalla, Pujapitiya, Aralaganwila, Swarnajayanthipura, Aswedduma, and Kuliyapitiya areas. Two of those arrests were made at Aswedduma Polling Center. The police officers who were assigned to polling centres have arrested those voters after the incidents …


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