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STF seizes over 178 kg of tea leaves mixed with chemicals

A haul of tea leaves suspected to be mixed with chemicals has been taken into the custody of the Special Task Force (STF). The allegedly tainted tea leaves have been found from a factory in Ihala Welgama, Bulathsinhala, stated The Police Media Spokesperson. Accordingly, 178 kg 400 g of processed tea leaves have been taken …


STF officers attacked during raid on illegal sand miners

Officers of the Police Special Task Force in Jaffna have been assaulted by a group of individuals while on a raid to arrest illegal sand miners at Ariyala area in Jaffna. Police stated that the attack had been done demanding the release of the suspects arrested over illegal sand mining. Two males and three females …

Kanjipani Imran

Kanjipani Imran’s accomplice arrested in Kotahena

Police have arrested another accomplice of notorious organized criminal gang leader ‘Kanjipani Imran’ with the drug Crystal Methamphetamine, also known as ‘ice’, in the Kotahena area. The suspect was arrested following a raid carried out based on information received by the Organised Crime Prevention Unit of the Special Task Force (STF). Police seized 2,080 milligrams …

Criminal Investigations Department - CID

Wattala drug raid documents to the CID

The Police is due to hand over the passports and other documents that were found at a residence in Hekitta, Wattala where the Police Special Task Force seized narcotics amounting to 10.5 million rupees earlier today, to the Criminal Investigations Department. The Police Media Unit said two passports that were seized belonged to the tenant’s …

Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara

Police curfew imposed in Kandy lifted as of 6AM

The Police curfew imposed in the Kandy administrative district was lifted at 6am this morning. However Police noted the presence of Special Task Force personnel will remain for security purposes and to maintain law and order in the Digana and Teldeniya areas. Meanwhile Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said all government schools in the …

Police Special Task Force (STF)

One killed in shootout between Police STF and alleged underworld members

An alleged underworld figure by the name of ‘Dadallage Manju’ has been killed during a shootout with the Police Special Task Force (STF) in Wattala. A senior STF official said, two other underworld figures that were with him have been arrested. The Police STF had made their way to the car park of the Wattala …


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