Oct 23, 2020

CID seeks out Hakeem who gave Rishad a hideout

The CID has launched an investigation to find a businessman who owned the Dehiwala house where MP Rishad Bathiudeen had been hiding when he was arrested.

Investigations have revealed that Hakeem, a businessman residing in Kalmunai, had handed over his house to Rishad Bathiudeen on the 16th and left with his family.

Before arriving at this house, Bathiudeen had stayed at a house owned by a lady doctor. However, initial media reports had claimed that Bathiudeen was arrested at a house belonging to a doctor.

It is said that operations to find this businessman were conducted yesterday as well.