Jul 19, 2018

Rivira co-editor summoned to TID!

Co-editor of the Rivira newspaper - Tissa Ravindra Perera has been summoned to the The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) at 9.00am tomorrow (20) under Section 6 (1) of the PTA.

The TID has summoned him to obtain a statement over the article titled 'Aluthma Billakata Koti Yali Negitiy' (අලුත්ම බිල්ලකට කොටි යලි නැගිටී) which was published on the Rivira Irida Sangrahaya on June 24, 2018.

The article had been written on the arrests made in the Oddusudan jungle with explosives including a 15-kg Claymore mine on June 22, 2018.

Upon contacting Mr. Perera on this regard, he told 'Sri Lanka Mirror' that he has been summoned to provide a statement on certain sections of the article based of intelligence unit findings, which was reported only by the newspaper.