CID to probe clash in parliament

CID to probe clash in parliament

CID to probe clash in parliament

Written by Staff Writer

17 Dec, 2018 | 10:17 am

(COLOMBO News 1st) – The investigation into the recent unruly behaviour displayed in parliamentary chambers has been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department. The police confirmed that the reports of the investigation done so far have been handed over to the CID.

The Police added that statements have been recorded from 30 people so far with regard to the events that occurred. Statements have been obtained from MPs Ashu Marasinghe, Vijitha Herath, Indika Anuruddha, Piyal Nishantha, Dilum Amunugama and Gamini Jayawickrama.

In addition, statements have been recorded from police officers as well.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Committee and Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri said it has been decided to obtain footage of the unrest that occurred in Parliament from private media channels and investigate it with the aid of a special police team.

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