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* Presidential Commission summons former CID Director Shani Abeysekara
Wed, Sep 23, 2020, 12:09 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 22, Colombo: Former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Shani Abeysekara has been summoned to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Political Victimization on the 28th September.

Abeysekara has been summoned to the PCoI in response to a complaint lodged by a former minor employee of the Navy Intelligence Unit Gamini Seneviratne, and a Chief of Minor Staff of the Navy K. P. Chaminda. .

Gamini Seneviratne and KP Chaminda have complained to the Commission that the CID has filed a malicious case against them in connection with the 2006 murder of Nadarajah Raviraj, a former TNA Jaffna District MP.

Retired Supreme Court Judge Upali Abeyratne, Chairman of the Presidential Commission, has summoned Shani Abeysekara, former Director of the CID and two other officers to appear before the Commission on the 28th.

Meanwhile, Mr. Shani Abeysekara and several other officials have appeared before the Presidential Commission yesterday (21) regarding several complaints made to the Commission.


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