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Stolen luxury jeep abandoned on E01

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Four suspects who stole a luxury jeep from Baddegama, Galle had abandoned the jeep at the 9.2 km post Veediyagoda on the Southern Expressway (E01) after they were ordered to stop by the police.

Police said that when the jeep was found, the regular registration number had been changed and a sticker was affixed on the front bonnet so that it could not be recognised easily.

According to the police, a person in Baddegama had attempted to sell this luxury jeep. The suspects had visited him as buyers, attacked him, pulled him down from the jeep and then fled away in it.

According to the information received through the police messages regarding the crime, the officers of the Expressway Traffic Police have also been on the lookout.

Two officers, Sergeant 60729 Weeratunga and Constable 3272 Karunaratne, had signaled an amber-colored jeep coming towards Colombo to stop.

A senior police officer said that the suspect had abandoned the jeep in Veediyagoda and fled away when the police officers were chasing them, a senior police officer said.

He said that the suspects are suspected to be members of an organised carjacking gang.

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Political parties urged to publish their National Socio-economic Recovery Programmes 

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A public appeal has been made to several mainstream political party leaders to  immediately publish their respective National Socio-economic Recovery Programmes for social discourse.

The request has been formally addressed to the political party leaders of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), the National People’s Power (NPP), United National Party (UNP), Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC).

The full context of the public appeal is as follows : 

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Govt. to provide free fertilizer to all paddy farmers

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Minister of Agriculture and Plantation Industries – Mahinda Amaraweera has said that the government has decided to provide MOP fertilizer free of charge to all the paddy farmers in Sri Lanka during the 2024/25 Maha season and 2025/26 Maha season.

Sri Lanka will thus receive 55,000 metric tons of MOP fertilizer as requested by the government from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.

The Minister of Agriculture and Plantation Industries, Mr. Mahinda Amaraweera, expressed his views on this in a meeting held in Tissamaharama today (June 24).

(dailynews.lk)

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8 arrested over gang rape of teen, remanded

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Eight youths who were arrested in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in the Jalthara area of Hanwella, have been remanded until June 28.

The suspects were produced before the Homagama Acting Magistrate Padmasiri Jayawardena today (June 24).

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