“Karuna Amman” leaves CID after giving 07 hour statement

“Karuna Amman” leaves CID after giving 07 hour statement

“Karuna Amman” leaves CID after giving 07 hour statement

Written by Zulfick Farzan

25 Jun, 2020 | 5:45 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’ left the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) after providing a statement for almost 07 hours.

He was supposed to be present at the CID on Tuesday (23) however initially informed the Criminal Investigations Department via an attorney, he was unable to appear to provide a statement as he had fallen ill.

Police Spokesperson SSP Jaliya Senaratne earlier said 02 teams were dispatched to Ampara and Batticaloa in order to conduct investigations.

On Monday (22) morning, Acting IGP C. D. Wickremeratne ordered the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to immediately investigate a statement made by Karuna Amman recently, with regard to crimes committed by him when in the LTTE.

On Friday, the 19th of June, Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, the Leader of the Tamil United Freedom Front said he killed 2000 to 3000 Sri Lankan soldiers in one night at Elephant Pass when in the LTTE, as opposed to the number of lives claimed by COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’, a one time Deputy Minister in the Mahinda Rajapaksa Government, has come under fire for his recent statement.

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