Oct 01, 2019

IGP released on bail

(Update) - Inspector-General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, who was arrested earlier today (01), has been released on bail by Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayaka this afternoon.

The IGP was arrested over an incident of assaulting a lift operator at the Police Headquarters in 2017.

The IGP was granted bail under the bail condition of a surety bail of Rs 200,000.

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Pujith arrested for threatening police officer

(2019-10-01 13:11:51) - Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today (Oct 1) for allegedly threatening a police officer in 2017.

The Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court in June this year instructed the CID to conduct a probe against Jayasundara for verbally abusing a police official in an elevator at the Police Headquarters.

During a previous hearing, the CID informed court that Jayasundara could be charged under the Penal Code for harassing and threatening an official.

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