CID arrests alleged ‘white van’ driver and victim
The Criminal Investigation Department(CID) has arrested two persons who have claimed to be a ‘white van’ driver and a white van abduction victim.
The two individuals revealed their alleged stories during a press conference organised by former Minister Dr. Rajitha Senarathne.
The white van press briefing was held in the run up to the presidential elections.
In December, the CID launched a probe into the media conference conducted.
According to the CID, investigations were launched after a complaint was lodged by an individual named Kumudu Pradeep Sanjeewa Perera.
The CID had also informed the the Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne on the probe.
Considering a request made by the CID, the Chief Magistrate ordered several media outlets to submit the unedited video footage from the press conference.