Another case in Nova Scotia’s Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced, today, June 8. The Department of Justice will offer cash rewards of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for the following case: –Lynn Adel Oliver, New Glasgow, missing person. Ms. Oliver was last seen in 1979 at her place of work in New Glasgow. More information surrounding the disappearance of Ms. Oliver can be found at the Department of Justice website at www.gov.ns.ca/just/divisions/polvs/rewards . People with information about this case can call toll free 1-888-710-9090. Justice Minister Murray Scott said he hopes this program will encourage people with relevant information to come forward. Those who do come forward with information will be expected to provide their name and contact information. In addition, they may also be called to testify in court. All calls to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program will be traced and recorded. This case was submitted by the New Glasgow Police Service. The Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was launched in October 2006 as another tool for law enforcement to use in solving crime.
The Police have launched an investigation into a grenade attack in Angunakolapelessa in which at least 17 people were injured.The attack last night took place during a clash between two groups, the Police media unit said. All those injured in the clash were admitted to the Embilipitiya hospital.