1116 Army uniforms found in lorry

The Seeduwa Police and the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) had set up roadblocks and carried out search operations on the Muthuwadiya-Seeduwa area. During the search operation, the officers had been able to seize a lorry carrying a stock of clothing items similar to the uniforms of the SLAF. Accordingly, 1116 clothing items similar to […]

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Seven suicide bombers arrested

Seven trained suicide bombers from Kattankudy identified as followers of National Thawheed Jama’ath organization had been arrested in Hambantota on Monday, a senior police officer revealed. The suspects are alleged to be close associates of Saharan Hassim the brain behind the Easter Sunday terror attacks, had been brought to Hambantota by a brother of Hassim. […]

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Muslim fashion stores hemmed by niqab ban

In the wake of the Government banning face coverings following the Easter Sunday bombings, a cross section of those specialising in Muslim women’s attire and members of the community expressed their views on the ban. At a store in Colombo that has been providing customised abayas, niqabs and burqas to their clientele for nearly 25 years in traditional designs, a […]

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