Fmr. DIG Nalaka De Silva remanded till case ends

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image_1545227699-5a738de9b2By Nimanthi Ranasinghe

Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayaka ordered that former DIG Kaushal Nalaka De Silva, who is suspect in an alleged assassination plot on President Maithripala Sirisena and former Secretary of Defense Gotabaya Rajapaksa, be remanded till the case is over. 

The Magistrate rejected his bail application saying that he has no authority grant it  as per section 7(2) of Terrorism Prevention (Specials Provisions) Act.  

Magistrate Dissanayaka further ordered the CID to expedite the investigations and submit their report to court. He also ordered the Indian National who was arrested in relation to the alleged plot to be further remanded and that the suspects be produced in court on January 2, 2019.