Another Police Officer arrested in firearms case involving Vass Gunawardena

Another Police Officer arrested in firearms case involving Vass Gunawardena

Another Police Officer arrested in firearms case involving Vass Gunawardena

Written by Zulfick Farzan

04 Aug, 2020 | 12:38 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The Colombo Crimes Division arrested a Police Officer on the charges of preparing false evidence regarding a case filed with the court.

Sri Lanka Police said the suspect was arrested for providing false evidence to produce firearms to court with regard to a case filed against Ex-DIG Vass Gunawardena in 2014.

The suspect was attached to the Embilipitiya Police and is a resident of Poddala.

Sri Lanka Police said the suspect visited the Colombo Crimes Division on Monday (03) night to provide a statement and was arrested thereafter.

He will be produced to the Gampaha Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday (04).

The ex-Director of the Criminal Investigations Department Senior Superintendent of Police Shani Abeysekera was previously arrested over the same incident and remanded until the 07th of August.

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