Ranjan arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division
2020-01-14 at 19:08
Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake has been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division.
Police said a group of CCD officials arrested MP Ramanayake at his residence in Madiwela a short while ago.
The arrest was made based on the warrant issued for the Parliamentarian’s arrest by the Gangodawila Magistrate’s Court.
The Gangodawila Magistrate’s Court issued a warrant for the arrest of MP Ranjan Ramanayake earlier today.
Attorney General Dappula De Livera earlier instructed the CCD to obtain an arrest warrant for MP Ranjan Ramanayake and to produce him before Court.
The Attorney General informed the CCD that legal action can be taken against MP Ramanayake on charges of violating the Constitution and interfering with the functions of the judiciary.