SIU directed to probe allegations against TID chief


The Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara had instructed the Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) to investigate allegations against the DIG Nalaka de Silva, who heads Sri Lanka’s Terrorist Investigation Division (TID), police spokesman and attorney-at-law Ruwan Gunasekera told The Island, yesterday

During a press conference held in Kandy on Wednesday (12), a civil society activist claimed he had audio recordings of phone conversations between him and the DIG.

The activist, Namal Kumara, a director of the ‘Dhushana Virodi Peramuna’ (Anti-Corruption Force), vowed to expose the top police officer at the start of the media briefing, and played some of the recordings of the phone conversations.

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