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Nalaka de Silva further remanded

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By ITN News Editor November 7, 2018 18:56

Nalaka de Silva further remanded

Former DIG Nalaka de Silva, who was arrested by CID over VIP assassination allegations, has been further remanded till the 21st of November. The Order was made when he was produced before Fort Magistrate RangaDssanayake.

Nalaka de Silva is currently under investigation in connection with an alleged conspiracy to assassinate the President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.Assistant Superintendent of Police PrasannaAlwis stated that the details of the plans of the assassination have been revealed. Accordingly 47 police officers including two DIGs, were inquired in connection with the incident.

The Deputy Solicitor General informed the Court that revealing certain details of the suspect who were in charge of the Terrorist Investigation Division was embarrassing. The suspect had purchased SIM cards and dongles using the names of the top ranking police officers and maintained fake facebook accounts.

Statements from the suspect had been recordedfor 48 hoursin connection with the conspiracy.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 7, 2018 18:56
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