Shani Abesekara including few other former CID officials to meet with President’s Commission

Shani Abesekara including few other former CID officials to meet with President’s Commission

29 February 2020 04:38 pm

Former Director of the CID, Senior Superintendent of Police Shani Abeysekara has been asked to appear before the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate political revenge on 3rd March.

In addition, ASP B.S. Tissera and Inspector Nishantha Silva have also been asked to appear before the Commission. They are both former CID officers and Nishantha Silva is currently overseas. ASP Tissera too has been transferred.

Former CID officers have been summoned to the commission to inquire into the evidence given by DKP Dasanayake. Mr. Dasanayake appeared before the Commission on two occasions and informed the Commission that the arrest of him by the CID was a serious injustice.

Mr. Dasanayake has also told the Commission that the CID officers had pressurized him and tried to obtain evidence that Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was involved in the abduction.