13 January – Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption investigations: Former MP Duminda Silva, who had been arrested for failing declare assets in 2011, 2012 and 2013, is released on bail.
16 February – Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption investigations: Former minister Kumara Welgama, who had been arrested in connection with financial irregularities at the Sri Lanka Transport Board, is released on bail.
23 April – Former LTTE cadre Damotharan Jayakanth is arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) for not having undergone "rehabilitation".
24 April – Colonel Ram (Ethirmannasingham Harichandran), the LTTE's former commander for Ampara District, is abducted from his home in Thampiluvil by three unidentified men in a blue van. The abductors are later identified as the police's TID.
26 April – Lieutenant Colonel Kalaiarasan (Ganeshapillai Arivalahan), the LTTE's chief of intelligence for Trincomalee District, is arrested in Trincomalee by the TID in connection with the Chavakachcheri explosives find.
V. S. Sivakaran, the leader of the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi's youth wing and editor of the Puthiyavan, is arrested in Mannar by the TID in connection with the Chavakachcheri explosives find. He is released on bail the following day.
Lieutenant Colonel Nagulan (Kanapathipillai Sivamoorthy), the former commander of the LTTE's Charles Anthony Brigade, who was apparently killed by the military in 2007, is arrested in Kopay by the TID.
2 June – British citizen Velauthapillai Renukaruban is assaulted and tortured after being detained by the police in Jaffna.
5 June – A fire at the Salawa army camp near Kosgama causes a series of explosions which results in the death of one soldier and the evacuation of thousands living nearby.
9 June – Pradeep Kumara Perera kills himself and two women (Walpola Mudiyanselage Buddhika Neelanyani and Sirimathi Walpola) using a hand grenade.
11 June – Murali (Sivarasa Sivakulan), a government backed paramilitary operative and close confidant of former Janna Commander Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, is arrested by the TID in connection with the Chavakachcheri explosives find.
12 August – President of the Galle Cricket Association, Halambage Premasiri was murdered around Friday night by two individuals who were arrived in a white motor car near the residence of him at Manimulla area in Ambalangoda. Premasiri was shot dead by the unknown suspects while he was driving home with his 12-year old son.
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