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DS Principal accused of soliciting bribes for Grade 1 admissions

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The “Sathiya” newspaper reports that the Ministry of Education has initiated an investigation into an incident where the Principal and a teacher of the D.S. Senanayake College in Colombo have solicited over Rs. 50 million as bribes over Grade 01 admissions to the school.

The Principal in question had faced similar accusations at the school he had worked previously as well. It is also reported that after an inquiry by the Education Ministry, the Public Service Commission had recommended that he should not be appointed to the position of a principal again.

The “Sathiya” newspaper reports that he had been appointed to the D.S. Senanayake College ignoring the PSC recommendation.

It also notes that although the individual had attempted to get his appointment to Ananda College, the Old Boys’ Association had firmly opposed it.

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Injunction against Wijedasa and Sarathie

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The Colombo District Court today (April 24) issued an injunction order preventing the appointment of Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe as the Acting Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).
The court has also issued an injunction order preventing MP Sarathie Dushmantha Mithrapala from functioning as the General Secretary of SLFP.

Colombo District Judge Sandun Withana issued these orders after considering a complaint filed against the respective appointments.

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Fox Hill crash : Arrested drivers bailed

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The two drivers of the race cars involved in the fatal crash during the ‘Fox Hill Super Cross 2024’ motorsport racing championship at Diyatalawa, have been granted bail by the Bandarawela Magistrate’s Court. 

The two drivers were arrested while undergoing treatment in hospital on April 22 and were subsequently ordered to be held in remand custody by the Bandarawela Magistrate on the same day.

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Damitha Abeyratne & husband granted bail

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Actress Damitha Abeyratne and her husband were granted bail on the orders of the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today (April 24).

Accordingly, the couple was released on a surety of Rs. 5 million each.

The actress and her spouse were arrested on April 04.

The Computer Crimes Division of the CID initiated an investigation into the alleged defrauding of Rs. 3 million by the couple on the promise of employment in South Korea. Subsequently, the CID informed the court that Abeyratne and her husband would be named as suspects of the relevant case.

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