Fmr DIG Nalaka de Silva further remanded

Former DIG Nalaka de Silva, who was arrested by CID over VIP assassination allegations, has been further remanded till November 21.

DIG Nalaka de Silva, former Director of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID), is currently under investigation in
connection with an alleged conspiracy to assassinate the President and the former Defense Secretary.

He was previously summoned to the CID on 18th, 19th, 22nd and 23rd October to record statements with regard to the allegations and was interrogated by the CID for nearly 33 hours.

Director (Operations) of Anti-Corruption Movement, Namal Kumara, on September, had uncovered information of the conspiracy and the alleged conversations that he has had with former DIG Nalaka de Silva regarding the matter and other controversial topics.

The CID subsequently commenced investigations regarding the alleged conspiracy and has recorded statements from both Namal Kumara and the former DIG on multiple occasions.

DIG Nalaka de Silva was arrested by the CID on October 25.