Ex-CID Chief goes to Supreme Court to prevent his arrest

Ex-CID Chief goes to Supreme Court to prevent his arrest

Ex-CID Chief goes to Supreme Court to prevent his arrest

Written by Zulfick Farzan

18 Feb, 2022 | 1:17 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Former Chief of the Criminal Investigations Department Shani Abeysekera filed a Fundamental Rights application with the Supreme Court on Friday (18) seeking an order to prevent his arrest.

Abeysekera, the Former Director of the Criminal Investigations Department, in his application sought an interim order preventing any attempt to arrest him based on the content of the B report produced to the Kuliyapitiya Magistrate’s Court on charges that include the failure to properly investigate Zaharan Hashim, who led the suicide bomb attacks on 21st April 2019.

In addition, he seeks the order to prevent any attempt to detain him under a Detention Order.

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