Teen arrested on abuse charge

A teen has been arrested for sexually abusing a 9 year old boy in Kobeigane in the Kurunegala District, the police media unit said today.The 19 year old youth had been arrested after a complaint was lodged with the police saying he had sexually abused the boy. According to the police the 9 year old boy had been abused last evening near an open field.Further investigations are underway.

Police spokesman 21 others promoted

Among those promoted to SSP from the SP rank are officers from the Presidential division, media division, state intelligence service, CID, CCD, TID and others.While some, including the police spokesman, have been promoted with effect from June the others have been promoted with effect from last month. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana and 21 other police officers have been promoted to the rank of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) from the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP).The promotions were announced by the police media unit today saying it was based on the recommendations of the Public Service Commission. read more