Arrested SSP Shani Abeysekara remanded

2020-08-01 at 06:00

Former Director of the Criminal Investigations Department Senior Superintendant of Police Shani Abeysekara who was arrested last morning, has been remanded until the 7th of August.

The order was issued by the Gampaha Magistrates Court.

SSP Abeysekara was produced before the Gampaha Magistrate after being questioned by the Colombo Crimes Division for nearly 11 hours yesterday.

SSP Shani Abeysekara is faced with charges of providing false evidence in an investigation conducted into police custody of a stock of firearms, pertaining to an ongoing case over the murder of a businessman.