Jul 02, 2019

Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundara arrested

Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara noted that a group of CID officials arrested Former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, who was earlier admitted to the National Hospital. Meanwhile, IGP Pujith Jayasundara, who is on compulsory leave, was arrested by CID officers at the Police Hospital in Narahenpita.

Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundara failed to appear before the CID today after being hospitalized. They were summoned before the CID to record statements regarding the April 21st terror attacks.

Last Update - Tuesday, 02 July 2019 16:24

Hemasiri Fernando arrested

Former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at the Colombo National Hospital.

Fernando was admitted to the Intensive-Care Unit (ICU) of the Cardiology Unit at the Colombo National Hospital earlier today.

Fernando had been given notice to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department today to record a statement over the Easter Sunday attacks.

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