Hemasiri Fernando admitted to hospital

Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been admitted to the Intensive-Care Unit (ICU) of the Cardiology Unit at the National Hospital.

He was admitted to the hospital today (02) while he was expected to appear before the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for questioning.

Yesterday (01), the Attorney General had instructed the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) to name Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando as suspects of the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

He further instructed the acting IGP to file this complaint and to produce the two individuals before courts the Attorney General Department stated.