Complaint lodged against TID DIG Nalaka de Silva

Published : 9:12 am  September 14, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (77) reads | 
  • Claims DIG abusing power to seek higher posts

 

IMG_806A group called the Sinhalaye Api Jathika Sanvidanaya yesterday lodged a complaint with the National Police Commission against Terrorism Investigations Division DIG Nalaka de Silva alleging that he had allegedly misused his powers to engage in corrupt activities seeking higher ranks in the police department.  

 

Sinhalaye Api Jathika Sanvidanaya President Jamburewela Chandrarathana Thera said the TID was in charge of the investigations into the Digana communal riots and added that DIG De Silva had capitalized the situation in expectation of the IGP’s post.

 

Some innocent people are still in remand prison over the Digana incident. The TID refused to grant bail to them


“Some innocent people are still in remand prison over the Digana incident. The TID refused to grant bail to them. We doubt if the TID had purposely created the Digana riots,” the Thera told the media outside the NCP yesterday.  
During a media briefing in Kandy on Thursday, Anti Corruption Force director Namal Kumara had allegedly accused Terrorism Investigations Division Director DIG Nalaka de Silva had tried to use him to frame Commandant, Senior DIG M. R. Latheef and also to use underworld figure Makadure Madush against some VIPs.  

 


SIU to probe DIG Nalaka

By Darshana Sanjeewa  

IGP Pujith Jayasundara yesterday ordered the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) to launch an investigation over allegations levelled against the DIG in charge of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID).  

 

A phone conversation allegedly made between TID Director DIG Nalaka de Silva and a member of the Anti Corruption Force over the President, the Prime Minister and STF Commandant DIG M.R Latheef went viral on media and social media platforms.   


Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said the IGP had ordered the SIU to investigate the allegation based on several media reports.