The Criminal Court on Thursday found Yameen guilty of money laundering and sentenced him to five years in jail.
Yameen got five years in jail and a fine of US$ 5 million
Lankan envoy to keep Swiss government briefed on progress in the probe.
Outgoing Lankan President has pardoned a death row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager in 2005 by cracking her skull in 64 places
October 25 (Reuters) - China called on Britain on Friday to seek “severe punishment” for those involved in the deaths of 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, found in a truck container near London, while British police quizzed the driver on suspicion of murder. Post-mortem examinations of 11 of the deceased began as police and forensic experts sought to identify...
October 18 (Reuters) - Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city on Thursday and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons, after his capture triggered gunbattles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover. Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said a patrol by National Guard militarized police first came under attack...
The acquittal follows an order from the Court of Appeal which said that the Bribery Commission had not filed the case properly.
The United States has cut more than US$ 160m in direct funding to Afghanistan
President Sirisena sought INTERPOL assistance to fight drug lords
Chidambaram’s arrest sent the political mercury soaring, triggering a war of words between the government and the principal opposition party.