Aug 04, 2020

Police SI nabbed over probe linked to Shani Abeysekera

The Colombo Crimes Division has arrested a Police Sub Inspector attached to the Embilipitiya Station.

He was apprehended for allegedly fabricating false evidence in relation to a cache of weapons in the case filed against former DIG - Vass Gunawardena, who was sentenced to death.

Former Director of the Criminal Investigations Department Shani Abeysekera was also arrested in relation to the incident, on July 31 and was subsequently remanded until Aug. 07.

The Police Media Unit said the Police SI, a resident of Poddala, was arrested last night after he was summoned to the CCD for questioning.

He is to be produced before the Gampaha Magistrate’s Court today.