CID complains to JSC over Magistrate

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has lodged a complaint with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) requesting a probe into the alleged dubious conduct of Kurunegala Magistrate Sampath Hewawasam in the case heard against Dr. Shafi Seigu Siyabdeen.

A senior official at the Department of Police confirmed to The Sunday Morning that they had lodged the complaint with the JSC.

The wife of Dr. Siyabdeen and the Young Journalists Association had also filed two separate complaints with the JSC alleging bias and misconduct by Kurunegala Magistrate Hewawasam.