Aug 17, 2018

CID officers go to Mahinda’s residence

The officers of the CID had gone to the home of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning in order to obtain a statement from him in connection with the abduction and assault of Journalist Keith Noyahr.

According to reports the CID officers had gone to the former President’s home a short while ago.

Journalist Keith Noyahr was abducted from near his home on Waidya Road, Dehiwela on May 22, 2008 and was subsequently released several days later having been tortured severely.

The CID had also recorded a statement from Speaker Karu Jayasuriya earlier regarding the abduction.