Sep 21, 2020

Underworld assets in big businesses! Featured

Measures have been reportedly taken under the recently established "Illegal Assets Investigation Division" to probe into persons who had acquired wealth through drug trafficking and underworld activities.

Police media spokesman - SSP Jaliya Senaratne has told the media that a gazette notification will be issued regarding this new division.

The Acting IGP has appointed SSP Nishantha Zoysa as the Director of the new division.

Suspicions that wealth acquired through these illegal means have been used in several large scale businesses in the country is said to be the main reason behind initiating this new division.

This division is supervised by the DIG of the CID - Nuwan Wedasinghe. Several CID officers have also been attached to this division.