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Former DIG Nalaka De Silva further remanded

Former DIG Nalaka de Silva, who was arrested by the CID in connection with an alleged assassination plot targeting the President and former Defence Secretary, has been further remanded until 02 January 2019.

The former Director of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) was arrested by the CID on 25 October over a suspected plot to assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.