Six arrested in brothel raid

Mount Lavinia Police had raided a brothel functioning under the guise of an Ayurvedic massage centre yesterday. Police had arrested the woman in-charge of its management along with five prostitutes.

The suspects are of the ages 28, 29, 32 and 34 and are residents of the Ahungalla, Moragollagama, Boralesgamuwa, Kalutara, Aluthgama and Mount Lavinia areas. The suspects were scheduled to be produced at the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court, yesterday.

Investigations are continuing.

Suspect nabbed with heroin

A suspect possessing 2.2 g of heroin, had been arrested by Mount Lavinia Police, around 2.05 pm last Saturday (30).

The arrested 27-year-old suspect is a resident of Ratmalana and was scheduled to be produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate's Court, yesterday.

Police are investigating.

Accident kills one, injures another

The pillion rider of a motorcycle died following a road accident that occurred last Saturday.

The event had transpired when the motorcycle the deceased was trvaelling on, had collided with another motorcycle travelling in the same direction during an attempt to overtake it.

Both the motorcyclist and the pillion rider had sustained serious injuries and were admitted to the Seeduwa Hospital, where the latter was pronounced dead.

The deceased was identified as a 19-year-old resident of Negombo.

Investigations are ongoing.

Woman dies in accident

A woman was killed in an accident at Anuradhapura, on Saturday (30). The accident occurred when a speeding three-wheeler had collided with a parked lorry on the Anuradhapura - Puttalam main road.

The deceased had been identified as a 65-year-old resident of Periyapalama and the body had been given to the relatives after a postmortem was carried out.

Pedestrian knocked down by cab

A pedestrian who was knocked down by a cab last Saturday at about 10.30 am, was pronounced dead upon admission to the Welimada Hospital.

The deceased was identified as a 50-year-old resident of Keppetipola and a postmortem was carried out yesterday. The driver of the cab had been arrested.

Police are investigating.

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