The suspect was produced before the Magistrate at his official residence around 10.30 last night (02). According to officers of the CID a group of police officers had destroyed evidence pertaining to Lasantha’s murder on the instructions of a senior officer of the Defence Ministry.
Three former Police heads arrested!
Allegations levelled against Jayantha Wickremeratne for concealing evidence
Meanwhile, the CID has commenced investigations for the arrest of three senior police officers and several others.
The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court yesterday, issued an order banning Jayantha Wickremeratne and several other senior police officers from travelling overseas.
In addition to Jayantha Wickremeratne, Senior DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara and former SSP Hemantha Adhikari were also banned from travelling overseas by the courts.