Cop transferred to CID after extortion allegations emerge

Cop transferred to CID after extortion allegations emerge

Cop transferred to CID after extortion allegations emerge

Written by Teena Marian

29 Mar, 2022 | 5:48 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); A Police Sergeant attached to the Illegal Assets Investigations Division has been transferred to the CID.

According to a senior police officer at the Police Headquaters the Police Sergeant was transferred over an incident where he allegedly solicited Rs. 15 Million to secure bail for Dematagoda Ruwan, who is a drug trafficker currently in remand custody.

The senior Police officer stated that the son of Dematagoda Ruwan was summoned to the Illegal Assets Unit recently to record a statement, and the revelation was made during the interview.

The Illegal Assets Investigations Division has also commenced a special investigation in this regard.

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