Jan 22, 2020

Shani summoned to the CID on Thursday

The former CID Director who is currently interdicted Shani Abeysekara, has been summoned to the CID on Thursday to record a statement. This was revealed before the Colombo Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday (21).

This statement is to be recorded with regard to the investigations on the Swiss Embassy staffer.

The CID presented the findings and progress of the investigations conducted so far, confirmed that the former CID Director Shani Abeysekara and former CID officer who fled to Switzerland Nishantha Silva had both engaged in telephone conversations with Gania Barrister.

It was also revealed that former Lake House Chairman Chrishantha Cooray and former Sunday Observer Editor Dharisha Bastians had also engaged in phone conversations with Garnia Barrister.