Jan 13, 2020

Ranjan’s recordings sent to Govt. Analyst Dept: one arrested  Featured

Investigations pertaining to the recordings of MP Ranjan Ramanayake’s controversial telephone conversations will commence today (13), it is reported.

The CDs, computers and other electronic equipment containing the conversations are currently under the custody of the Department.

The  Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court recently ordered the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) to hand over the relevant electronic equipment taken into custody from the MPs residence to the Government Analyst’s Department.

The Government Analyst’s Department will subsequently present its findings on the relevant conversations to the court.

One arrested over posting recordings on the internet

It is also reported that one person had been questioned yesterday (12) over the controversial voice recordings being made public by posting it on the internet.

The police said that they are trying to determine if these tapes had been posted as an act of revenge or as a business, adding that these recordings are now in the hands of many people.

Meanwhile, despite allegations that these recordings had leaked to the media through the police, the Media Director Jaliya Senaratne denied any involvement of the police in publicizing these recordings.

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