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‘What happened to Vidhya can happen to anyone’

‘What happened to Vidhya can happen to anyone’

Citizens for a Secure Sri Lanka together with the Girl Guides Association yesterday told the media that the brutal gang rape, abduction and killing of Vidhya Sivaloganandan should be considered a grave crime committed against all women and children living in the country irrespective of race, religion and other factors as it could happen to any child, […]

Appoint a separate commission to inquire not only Vidhya’s Murder but all atrocities happened so far

Appoint a separate commission to inquire not only Vidhya’s Murder but all atrocities happened so far

Following the shock waves generated by the pervasive murder of Vidhya, the President had promised in Jaffna to appoint a special Commission to investigate the murder. Following this the Sri Lanka Teacher’s Association had insisted that not only the murder of Vidhya but all atrocities committed before that also should be investigated by the special Commission. […]

Srilankan doctor faces trial over husband’s death

Srilankan doctor faces trial over husband’s death

Australia: Doctor accused of murdering her husband during a domestic dispute in Western Australia’s Mid West region will stand trial in November. Chamari Rasika Denuwanthe Gunathilaka Liyanage, 34, has pleaded not guilty to killing her husband, Dinedra Athukorala, who was also a doctor at Geraldton Health Campus. Dr Athukorala, who is understood to have been […]

VIDHYA GANG RAPE: Police search on suspects engaged in violence

VIDHYA GANG RAPE: Police search on suspects engaged in violence

Police officials are currently carries out special search operation to arrest suspects engaged in violence during protest organised on demanding to grant justice to Kayts schoolgirl Vidhya. Protesters burnt tires in the roads, attacked the court complex and also caused damages to state and private properties. Since the death of Vidhya on May 14 many […]

JAFFNA: 13 years old girl sexually abused

JAFFNA: 13 years old girl sexually abused

Another 13 years old girl sexually abused in the Thambiran estate, J.56 grama seva division, Narandhannai Northwest, Jaffna. She was sexually abused by John Kumansan, resident of Paramandhanaru,Mullaitivu. Due to this situation once again tense situation reporting in Jaffna peninsula. Victim faced this tragedy while residing with a grandmother. Both the parents are separated and leading […]

Blood ‘stolen’ from 49-year-old woman

Blood ‘stolen’ from 49-year-old woman

A 49-year-old woman today complained to the Wattala police that unknown person or persons had drawn her blood when she had lost consciousness while travelling in a three-wheeler. In her police complaint, she said that on regaining consciousness she found herself opposite St. Anthony’s Church in Wattala. The woman who lives at Weliamuna in Wattala […]

Sri Lanka Cricket sacks officials over sex scandal

Sri Lanka Cricket sacks officials over sex scandal

Colombo: Sri Lankan cricket`s governing body on Wednesday announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the women`s national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said all three officials were shown the door at the end of their contracts last month after an […]

7 Years old school girl gang raped in Srilanka

7 Years old school girl gang raped in Srilanka

7 Years old girl abducted and gang raped at Paranthan, Selvapuram,Killinochchie on last Monday. Schoolgirl was abducted while on her way to school was abducted and raped while at the public toilet. Suspects have left the girl inside the toilet. She has been rescued by Killinochchie police and rushed to the Killinochchie hospital. She was […]

Vienna Airport employees caught smuggling Srilankans to US, UK

Vienna Airport employees caught smuggling Srilankans to US, UK

Austrian police have arrested several security employees at the Vienna Airport including a Sri Lankan for allegedly smuggling illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka to the UK and the US, The Telegraph reported yesterday. Two members of airport security staff are being held in custody on suspicion of allowing passengers without visas or proper travel documents […]

Colombo residence demands justice to Vidhya (Pictures)

Colombo residence demands justice to Vidhya (Pictures)

A protest was staged at the Borella Cemetery Roundabout condemning the rape and murder of Vidya Sivaloganadan, a schoolgirl in Jaffna. The protesters staged this demonstration demanding justice for Vidya Sivaloganadan. A list of 16 demands for women and children was also presented during this protest. The protest concluded following a candlelight vigil for the […]

President Maithripala Sirisena meets Vidhya’s family members (Pictures)

President Maithripala Sirisena meets Vidhya’s family members (Pictures)

Head of state president Maithripala Sirisena expressed his deepest condolence to mother and brother of Vidhya brutally raped and murdered in Kayts at Northern Governors office today. President Maithripala Sirisena paid sudden visit to Jaffna to investigate on death of Vidhya and the tense situation reported in the area. President hold discussions with Northern Governor […]

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