Jul 31, 2018

CID obtains statement from Lasantha’s daughter

The CID is said to have recorded another statement from Lasantha Wickramatunge’s daughter in Australia with regard to the investigations being carried out on his killing.

The case pertaining to Lasantha’s killing is currently being heard at the Magistrate’s Court in Mount Lavinia. Lasantha’s daughter currently resides in Melbourne, Australia and the CID is said to have obtained another statement from her regarding the evidence revealed through the ongoing investigations.

The CID officers recently left the country to record a statement from journalist Keith Noyahr who was abducted and assaulted and who is currently residing in Australia.

Having obtained a statement from Noyahr, the CID officers had also obtained a statement from Lasantha’s daughter Ahinsa Wickramatunge.

According to police sources the statements have been recorded by ASP B.A. Tissera of the CID and OIC of the Commercial Robbery Division IP Nishantha Silva.


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