|VOLUME 30||SCN SRILANKA CRAZY NEWS|
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|Chisel Fight at Sundown|
Drunkards kill each other By Athula Bandara(Daily Mirror 20-3-02)
A son-in-law and his father-in-law died after they stabbed each other with a chisel during an argument at Sangilipalama, Mahakandarawa on Monday night.
Police inquiries had revealed that they had stabbed each other with the same chisel and had been rushed to Mihintale hospital where the son-in-law, Chandrapala (35) died earlier and the father-in-law Piyasena (50) had died while being transferred to Anuradhapura hospital.
Chandrapala was married to Piyasena's daughter. As they were habitual drunkards, they had frequent quarrels with each other.
The cause of the argument on this fateful day is unknown.
Mihintale police are conducting inquiries. Spotter: Ranil Bibile
|When It's Raining It's Raining...|
Meanwhile Meteorology Director N. Amaradasa told the Daily Mirror that
the present weather pattern could continue for around ten days.
However the rainfall could vary on and off, with the country experiencing heavy rainfall at certain times and low rainfalls at other times. (Or " Wahinakota wahinawa! Wahin nethikota....- Ed)
(Daily Mirror 11-3-02) Spotter: Ranil Bibile
|Man bites policeman|
Engineer bites helper's hand
[ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka] March 15, Colombo: A drunkard engineer saved from a mob by a police officer learned a bitter lesson when he bit the officers hand until blood oozed out.
The engineer had met with an accident and enraged bystanders were getting ready to attack him and set fire to his vehicle when the police officer, Atula Weerasinghe, rushed to his help.
The policeman tried to take him to the police and when he approached to take him out of the vehicle, the engineer had bitten his hand and tried to escape. Later he was taken to the police and the policeman went to the hospital to get his wounds dressed. Spotter: Ranil Bibile
|Spot the difference!|
Bhikkhus back peace process - Ven. Samitha Thera, MP. Daily News 6
Members of the Jathika Bhikkhu Peramuna yesterday handed over a memorandum to the Royal Norwegian Embassy protesting against the ceasefire agreement. Daily News 6 March 2002
|In the drink|
Victim of power cut
By Keerthi Fernando (Daily Mirror 6 March 2002)
W. Somachandra (44), a father of five had died on Saturday night after falling in to an unprotected well about 42 feet deep. The victim was returning home on his bicycle after heavily consuming alcohol. Due to the power cut he had lost his way and while trying to go through a shortcut he had fallen in to the well. Minuwangoda police led the inquiry.
Spotter: Ranil Bibile