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Sri Lankan Tamil jailed for 10 months after posing as a suicide bomber in UK

Sri Lankan Tamil jailed for 10 months after posing as a suicide bomber in UK

UK, Liverpool: A man said he wanted to ‘suicide bomb’ a train after he was told he could not board without a ticket. Sureshkumar Thurairajah, 44, was looking to catch a train at Liverpool’s Lime Street Station when a Merseyrail worker, David Evans, asked if he had a ticket. In response, the man said: ‘I […]

Sri Lankan Tamil arrested for rape in UK

Sri Lankan Tamil arrested for rape in UK

Wembley, UK: A Sri Lankan Tamil man has been arrested after a woman was allegedly threatened with a knife and raped in Wembley. Now he faces minimum 12 years behind bars for the shocking assault.  The woman in her 20s claims she was approached by a man before he pulled out a knife and forced […]

Sri Lankan Tamil man stabbed to death in UK

Sri Lankan Tamil man stabbed to death in UK

UK: Police launch murder investigation after victim, Sri Lankan Tamil 25, dies in hospital following stabbing on Friday evening. Police were called at about 7.55pm on Friday to reports of a stabbing, report said. Emergency services attended and the victim, believed to be aged 25, was taken to a south London hospital, where he died […]

Sexual assault on woman! Sri Lankan Tamil arrested in Canada

Sexual assault on woman! Sri Lankan Tamil arrested in Canada

A 25-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil was arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault on a women in Scarborough (Toronto) on Canada Day. According to the police report, a 43-year-old woman began to walk away from the man when he allegedly became aggressive towards her and then grabbed her and sexually assaulted her. Police also […]

Sri Lankan Tamil man killed in a collision with a truck in Germany

Sri Lankan Tamil man killed in a collision with a truck in Germany

A Sri Lankan Tamil man (Baskaran), has died in a collision with a truck in Germany. The car which occupied with three people is pushed and crushed by a 7.5-ton truck. The passenger in the back seat (Baskaran) did not survive the accident. According to police report, the 22-year-old female driver and another passenger are […]

Sri Lankan Tamil married father arrested for exposing in UK

Sri Lankan Tamil married father arrested for exposing in UK

Devadas Ronald-Uthayakumar openly touched himself twice in front of horrified travellers on the Metropolitan Line, magistrates were told. Prosecutor Stella Waata said the 48-year-old boarded a train shortly before 10pm on March 20 2015. “Mr Uthayakumar got onto the train and sat opposite the complainant” she said. “He placed a bag on his lap and […]

7 Sri Lankan Tamil deny murder and mass axe brawl in UK

7 Sri Lankan Tamil deny murder and mass axe brawl in UK

All seven men who have been charged with murder and violent disorder following a mass armed brawl in a Mitcham car park entered not guilty pleas via video link at the Old Bailey this morning. Neel Croos, also known as Justin Croos and Adhavan Thanabalasingham, 26, died after suffering serious head injuries during the fight, […]

GONE 10 SECONDS: Tamil mum’s BMW burst into flames in UK [VIDEO]

GONE 10 SECONDS: Tamil mum’s BMW burst into flames in UK [VIDEO]

Thushanthi Rajah took her BMW X5 to a garage to have her filter repaired. But when an employee at BWMMAN in Heanor, Nottingham, took it for a test drive, it erupted into flames. Mrs Rajah, who bought the car for £37,000 pounds, said: “I got a call from the firm to say the car was […]

Sri Lankan Tamil student from UK, urgently looking for stem donor within 2 months to save her life

Sri Lankan Tamil student from UK, urgently looking for stem donor within 2 months to save her life

A 24-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil student has just two months to find a stem cell donor to save her life after being diagnosed with cancer. Just a few months ago, Vithiya Alphons, who lives next to Banbury Reservoir, Walthamstow, had just started back at Cardiff University for her final year. But just days into her […]

Sri Lankan Tamil boss jailed for raiding his own shop in UK

Sri Lankan Tamil boss jailed for raiding his own shop in UK

A shopkeeper who faked an armed robbery to cover up his theft of £13,000 from the till has been jailed – after his store’s CCTV system recorded him plotting the charade. Rasadhurai Raguvannan, 36, and his employee Sathiyanathan Kanagasabai, 35, claimed three thugs raided their shop and post office armed with a handgun and a […]

UK: Sri Lankan Tamil girl groped in lift

UK: Sri Lankan Tamil girl groped in lift

UK, London: A man was arrested after he allegedly groped a 19-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil girl in the lift of her building, the London Criminal Court heard. “I got off the bus and entered the building. I got into the lift and suddenly a man entered it after me. As we were alone in the […]