IGP Pujith Jayasundara and Hemasiri Fernando further remanded

IGP Pujith Jayasundara and Hemasiri Fernando further remanded

IGP Pujith Jayasundara and Hemasiri Fernando further remanded

Written by Staff Writer

19 Nov, 2019 | 1:20 pm

Colombo (News 1st): IGP Pujith Jasundara, who was sent on compulsory leave, and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, were further remanded until December 3rd by Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage.

They were arrested for neglecting their duties by failing to prevent the April 21st terror attacks. The CID informed Court that other suspects connected to the April 21st attacks and these two suspects have not communicated via telephone according to the telephone analysis reports.

The CID further stated in Court that there are no bank accounts in Private or State banks under the name of Hemasiri Fernando who is the first suspect of the case. The CID said, 5 bank accounts have been maintained under the name of Pujith Jayasundara who is the second suspect of the case.

Thereafter the Magistrate ordered that an investigation be carried out in this regard and to inform the Court of its progression.

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