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Investigations continue into the allege assassination plot

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 15, 2018 19:07

Investigations continue into the allege assassination plot

Investigations are continuing into the alleged attempt to assassinate President Maithrepala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse. The President said yesterday that investigations into the accusations levelled against Director of the Terrorist Investigation Division DIG Nalaka Silva, for planning to assassinate him and Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapakse would be handed over to the CID. The President said this yesterday when he met the Heads of Media Institutions.

He said the Special Investigation Unit has already launched an investigation in to the incident. Prime Ranil Wickremasinghe has directed the IGP to submit a report to him about the allegations. Meanwhile, Minister Duminda Disanayake said that media which are partial toward the Joint Opposition are making strong efforts to indicate a conflict between the President and the Prime Minister. Expressing his views Minister Sarath Amunugama also said investigations are continuing in to the alleged assassination plan.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 15, 2018 19:07