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* DIG Nalaka de Silva interdicted
Wed, Oct 17, 2018, 10:27 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 17, Colombo: Minister of Public Administration, Management, and Law and Order Ranjith Madduma Bandara has decided to interdict the former Director of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) Deputy Inspector general of Police Nalaka de Silva.

Accordingly, the recommendation to interdict Mr. de Silva has been sent to the National Police Commission this morning with the signature of the Ministry Secretary Padmasiri Jayamanne.

The Ministry of Law and Order has taken the decision to suspend DIG Nalaka de Silva based on the information uncovered during investigations regarding the plot to assassinate the President.

Nalaka de Silva has been accused of plotting to assassinate the President and the former Defense Secretary.

The Ministry, which acted immediately following revelation of the alleged plot, had recommended the National Police Commission to send Mr. de Silva on compulsory leave.

With recommending the interdiction to the National Police Commission, the investigations regarding this allegation will be more independent and transparent, the Minister further said.

 

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