Jan 10, 2017

Tense situation in front of FCID (UPDATE)

A tense situation has arisen in front of the FCID office, following the arrest of MP Wimal Weerawansa, reports say.

The MP was arrested earlier today after being summoned to the FCID to obtain a statement.

Wimal to be remanded?

Joint Opposition MP - Wimal Weerawansa has been summoned to the FCID today (10) to obtain a statement and political sources say that he is to be subsequently arrested and produced before courts.

Wimal has told his political affiliates that it is likely that he will be remanded today. However, he has emphasised that he won't be admitted to the Prison Hospital.