CID to probe ‘Hummer’ case



The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been asked to investigate a case of the an illegally imported Hummer being auctioned back to the importer after it was confiscated.

The CID was asked to step in after the Finance ministry secretary informed the IGP, on the directives of the State Finance Minister – Ranjith Siyambalapitiya.

The vehicle in question was illegally imported into Sri Lanka on February 22, 2021.

The Finance Ministry states that relevant measures have been taken based on the recommendations of a report which State Minister Siyambalapitiya had previously called for, from the Director General of Customs.


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