New police team to probe on Dr. Shafi

A new police team led by an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) has been appointed to investigate Dr. Shafi.

This was revealed by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) when Dr. Shafi’s case was taken up at the Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court this morning.

Following the CID’s statement, Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court has reportedly ordered the CID to re-record the evidence in the case against Dr. Shafi.

Dr Shafi was accused of allegedly amassing assets through suspicious means, performing illegal sterilization surgeries and having links to terrorist activities.