Gihan Pilapitiya to be arrested

Gihan Pilapitiya to be arrested

23 January 2020 11:11 pm

The Attorney General has instructed the Colombo Crimes Division to make an arrest on High Court Justice Gihan Pilapitiya who is on suspension of duties in connection to the controversial phone conversation with MP Ranjan Ramanayake. 

Accordingly, the Attorney General has instructed to name Pilapitiya as a suspect to the case and obtain a court order to make the arrest. He also has instructed the Colombo Crimes Division to record statement from the High Court justice and produce before the court. 

The Colombo Crimes Division on a previous occasions had collected a statement from Pilapitiya in regard to the case.