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Sri Lankan Tamil women arrested in Canada for credit card fraud

Sri Lankan Tamil women arrested in Canada for credit card fraud

A Sri Lankan Tamil woman is facing several charges after police seized 42 forged credit cards from inside her home earlier this week. According to investigators, a woman frequently went to various TTC collector booths throughout the city. At the booths, she would purchase multiple rolls of tokens with a credit card. Police allege the […]

Deportation of Sri Lankan Tamil student stopped before plane departure

Deportation of Sri Lankan Tamil student stopped before plane departure

A university student who faced being deported from the UK to Sri Lanka has had the order halted hours before she was due to board a plane. Shiromini Satkunarajah, who is studying electrical engineering at Bangor University, North Wales, faced being sent to her country of birth with her mother Roshina on Tuesday morning. The […]

Nigerian man arrested in Swiss over murder of Sri Lankan Tamil asylum worker

Nigerian man arrested in Swiss over murder of Sri Lankan Tamil asylum worker

A Nigerian migrant was arrested in Switzerland after he murdered a 22-year-old asylum home worker in Germany. On Tuesday, a 27-year-old Nigerian migrant was arrested at a train station in the city of Bern, Switzerland, after he murdered a 22-year-old asylum home worker in Ahaus, Germany, and fled to another country. The arrest was committed […]

Sri Lankan Tamil woman stabbed to death in Germany

Sri Lankan Tamil woman stabbed to death in Germany

An asylum seeker is said to be on the run after a woman was killed in a savage attack that saw her repeatedly stabbed in the head, neck and breast. A 22-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil woman, identified as Soopika Paramanathan, died from her injuries early on Saturday morning (11/02/2017) after she was attacked in the […]

Sri Lankan Tamil murdered over love affair in UK

Sri Lankan Tamil murdered over love affair in UK

Alleged murder victim Suren Sivananthan had travelled thousands of miles to MK to be with the woman of his dreams. Sri Lankan-born Suren, 32, died just days after he arrived in the city to visit his girlfriend. His body was found near shops at Great Linford’s St Leger Drive early on Saturday morning (January 21). […]

NETHERLANDS: Sri Lankan Tamil boy commits suicide over bullying

NETHERLANDS: Sri Lankan Tamil boy commits suicide over bullying

Police in the Netherlands have stepped up security at a school after staff and students received threats following the suicide of a 15-year-old boy, allegedly due to bullying. Tharukshan Selvam, from Sri Lanka, left a note saying he was being harassed by other students at Grotius College, in the city of Heerlen, and online. His […]

Shocking video: Huge fight erupts at Sri Lankan wedding in Canada

Shocking video: Huge fight erupts at Sri Lankan wedding in Canada

Shocking footage shows a fight at a wedding that purportedly erupted after the bride’s ex put incriminating photos of her on tables at the reception. A series of videos from the party, believed to have been held in Toronto, Canada, shows a violent scuffle in the middle of the venue. Guests are seen throwing punches and […]

Tragedy in Italy: Lifeless body of Sri Lankan Tamil found outside the health facility

Tragedy in Italy: Lifeless body of Sri Lankan Tamil found outside the health facility

ITALY, Lecce: Would be due to a natural cause, however it is yet to be confirmed, the death of a boy, only 26 years old, died late last night, in the city. Prasath Thevarajah, a native of Sri Lanka, was found outside the hospital of Lecce, but for him, despite the assistance provided by the […]

FRANCE: Sri Lankan Tamil boy dies after being hit by a truck

FRANCE: Sri Lankan Tamil boy dies after being hit by a truck

France, Paris: A 12 year old Sri Lankan Tamil boy was crushed to death by a oncoming truck in Paris. The youngster, named Vikaash Rasakumar, was struck down at roughly 07.30am on Wednesday. According to report, the 12 year old boy was walking with his friends to join the tram to go to school and as he went […]

PICTURES: Sri Lankan Tamil Tesco worker who spent £100k on his wedding jailed for cash machine scam

PICTURES: Sri Lankan Tamil Tesco worker who spent £100k on his wedding jailed for cash machine scam

UK, Croydon: A Sri Lankan Tamil Tesco worker who £100,000 wedding bill just weeks before being jailed for a cash machine scam. Kisok Thavarajah, who also had a stint as a packer in a factory, stunned pals with a lavish bash at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s posh Park Lane. Later he admitted a […]

ITALY: Sri Lankan Tamil woman, is critical in hospital with 80% burns and throat slit, husband in custody [PHOTOS]

ITALY: Sri Lankan Tamil woman, is critical in hospital with 80% burns and throat slit, husband in custody [PHOTOS]

Italy, Lecce: Earlier this week in Lecce, Italy a woman was rushed into hospital after worried neighbours call ambulance due to them hearing distressing and unusual noises, then consequently, finding the woman with a slit throat and 80% of her body burned. Police found the woman with a slit throat and 80% of  her body burned […]