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CID interrogated Gota based on newspaper interview

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) had questioned former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today (12) based on an interview published in the Daily Mirror newspaper in May this year, it is learnt.

The Morning reliably learns that Rajapaksa was asked to appear before the CID to question him on the contents of an interview published in the respective newspaper on May 10, 2018 under the title “Gota and Fonseka trade charges on who attacked Lasantha and Keith.” The Morning is in possession of a copy of the letter sent by the CID to Rajapaksa.

Accordingly, Rajapaksa was questioned today by the CID on the abduction case of journalist Keith Noyarh based on the contents of the newspaper interview.

The Morning also learns that the CID is to question Field Marshal Minister Sarath Fonseka on Noyarh’s case as well.