CID to question hospitalized IGP

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has been granted permission to record a statement from IGP Pujith Jaysaundara who is currently warded at the Narahenpita Police Hospital.

The Fort Magistrate, Ranga Dissanayake granted approval to the CID based on requests made by them.

A statement is to be recorded from the IGP with regard to ongoing investigations into an incident of criminal coercion against a Police Constable serving as the lift operator at the Police Headquarters in 2017.