Ex-TID DIG Nalaka de Silva arrested

Published : 12:06 am  October 26, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 

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  • He was interdicted by the National Police Commission last week pending investigations
  • Both government and opposition members had asked why the DIG was not arrested so far

 

Life-1By Darshana Sanjeewa  

Nalaka de Silva, the former DIG of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID), was arrested by the CID last evening in connection with the alleged plot to assassinate several VIPs, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.  

The arrest was made during his interrogation by the CID which had questioned him on five separate days.  


Meanwhile, he was interdicted by the National Police Commission (NPC) last week in this connection.  


Both government and opposition members had earlier asked why the DIG was not being arrested.  


On Tuesday, the CID informed the Fort Chief Magistrate that from the 124 voice cuts sent to the Government Analyst 123 of them had been identified as those of Nalaka de Silva.  


 He was to be produced in the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court last evening.      

 

The CID informed Court that from the 124 voice cuts sent to the Government Analyst 123 of them had been identified as those of Nalaka de Silva

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