Business community stages hartal in North

swiss_2152015_1Swiss national arrested over killing Vidhya remanded

Swiss national named Mahalingam Sasikumar was arrested according to the complaint lodged by the businessman Thuwarageswaran and suspect was arrested while at Wellawatte on Tuesday………………..  READ ALL

Business community stages hartal in North

The business community in the North staged a hartal today to protest against the alleged rape and killing of 18-year-old Pungudutivu Maha Vidyalaya student in Jaffna. Shops in Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Jaffna Districts put up shutters and the businessmen joined the hartal campaign. Three wheeler operators in the Vavuniya and Jaffna districts also joined the hartal……………..  READ ALL

130 people remanded over Jaffna clash

The Jaffna Magistrate today remanded 130 people till June 3 over the violence which erupted in Jaffna yesterday.

The police had arrested the people following violent protests in Jaffna and also seized 60 motorbikes, 43 bicycles and 5 three-wheelers.

Those arrested had taken part in the protest outside the Jaffna court over the rape and murder of a school girl in Jaffna…………. READ ALL

Jaffna rises against rape- 9 suspects arrested

Jaffna residents protested opposite the Jaffna Courts complex yesterday (20) demanding the death sentence for all those responsible for the rape…

Over 120 arrested after tense situation at Jaffna protest

Over 120 arrested after tense situation at Jaffna protest

At least 127 persons have been arrested in connection with the tense situation occurred near the Jaffna Court complex, this morning (20), the police said. MORE…

Muslims at Jaffna demands justice to Vidhya
Muslim students of Jaffna Osmania College, Al-Hadiya girls school and members of Jaffna Muslim society jointly organize protest on demanding to grant justice to raped school girl Vidhya. [more]
Police fires tear gas shells to disperse the gang rape protesters
The Police Fires Tear Gas Shells To Disperse and scramble the Pungudutivu gang rape protesters. [more]