Activist Shehan Malaka arrested in the street by CID

Activist Shehan Malaka arrested in the street by CID

Written by Zulfick Farzan

14 Feb, 2022 | 4:42 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Criminal Investigations Department on Monday (14) arrested Civil Activist Shehan Malaka Gamage, from Panadura.

Police Spokesperson SSP Attorney-at-Law Nihal Thalduwa told News 1st that Gamage was arrested for a comment he made with regard to the Easter Sunday attacks, at a recent media briefing.

He was recently summoned to the CID and a statement was recorded as well, on the same matter.

The Criminal Investigations Department had sought advice from the Attorney General and upon instructions received the CID arrested Shehan Malaka Gamage, noting that he had committed an offense, said the Police Spokesperson.

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