‘Govt will unearth truth of Swiss embassy incident’

2019-12-02 at 13:21

State Minister Shehan Semasinghe says the government will unearth the real truth behind the purported abduction of an employee attached to the Switzerland Embassy in Colombo.

Speaking during a media briefing State Minister Semasinghe said law enforcement agencies are currently reviewing all evidences pertaining to the alleged abduction incident.

He also urged the Switzerland Embassy to fully cooperate with the government to help identify all perpetrators linked to the incident.

The State Minister said the government requires a statement from the alleged victim in order to progress with the inquiry, adding however that as a responsible government an inquiry was launched without the statement of the alleged victim.

He noted the government will reveal the truth to the public and take legal action and punish all perpetrators.