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* Foreign travel banned for former DIG Nalaka de Silva and Namal Kumara
Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 09:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 08, Colombo: The Court has imposed a travel ban on Anti-Corruption Force Operations Director Namal Kumara and former director of the Terrorist Investigations Division DIG Nalaka de Silva.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne imposed the travel ban on the two individuals and ordered the court to inform the Controller General of the Immigration and emigration Department of the ban.

The order was made following a request made by the Criminal Investigation Department.

The charge against the former DIG Nalaka de Silva is attempting to assassinate the president, some VIPs and police officers.

Anti-Corruption Force Operations Director Namal Kumara at a media briefing recently revealed that the DIG Nalaka de Silva discussed with him an alleged plot to kill President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

The Colombo Fort Magistrate following a request made by the CID ordered the CID to obtain samples of voice submitted by Namal Kumara to the Government Analyst to verify the voice on the telephone conversations.

The CID informed court today that the Government Analyst had informed that the related report of the analysis of the voice samples is ready. However the CID informed that they have not received the report yet.

The Magistrate instructed the CID to direct an officer vested with powers to the Government Analyst Department to get the report concerned.

The magistrate ordered the CID to inform the judiciary of the progress of the investigations on the 23rd of this month.

 

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