AG instructs IGP to take legal action against Maheshwaran

The Attorney General today instructed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara to take legal action under the Penal Code against UNP MP and former state minister Vijayakala Maheswaran, who made controversial statement on resurgence of the LTTE.

A senior Police officer said the AG had instructed to take legal
action according to the Section 120 of the Penal Code.

“No decision has been taken to arrest Ms. Maheswaran or to file a law suit against her as of now,” he added. (Tharindu Jayawardane)