Pujith and Hemasiri further remanded


Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando have been further remanded until the 9th of July, says our news reporter.

Meanwhile, IGP Pujith Jayasundara was also arrested by the CID while receiving treatment at the Police Hospital yesterday (02).

The former Defence Secretary and the Police Chief were summoned to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) yesterday, however, they were both admitted to hospital last morning.

Fernando was admitted to the Coronary-Care Unit (CCU) at the General Hospital Colombo while the IGP was admitted to the Police Hospital in Narahenpita.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne later ordered to remand the duo until today.

Attorney General Dappula de Livera, on Monday (01), wrote to the acting police chief urging him to bring charges against his predecessor, IGP Pujith Jayasundara, and the former defence secretary, Hemasiri Fernando.