Jul 15, 2021

CCD in confusion over director's leave, questioning of Chamuditha postponed Featured

Although police had previously ordered journalist Chamuditha Samarawickrema to appear before Colombo Crime Division to make a statement on July 14, it is now learnt that the police order has been postponed indefinitely.

The recording of the statement has been p[ostpone as the Director of CCD was on leave yesterday.

The confusion arose as the officers were not aware that their director was going on leave on Wednesday.

The CCD has begun the investigation on the three controversial revelations amde at the "Paththare Wisthare" program telecase on Hiru TV.

The three issues are questioning of the statement made by an army brigadier over the availability of rice stocks, raising doubts that COVID-19 would spread due to long queues waiting to obtain the vaccines and also the confusion over the using of pfizer as the 2nd dose.

When asked about this, Chamuditha said that he has not been given a new date yet.