Thursday, 17 September 2015 - 19:29
Police in search of the DIG who abated treasure hunters
The Police Special Investigation Unit has initiated investigations to arrest former Vavuniya DIG U.K. Dissanayake who has allegedly abetted a group of treasure hunters on the upper banks of Kuda-kachchi-kudiya tank in Vavuniya.
Seven suspects including three policemen arrested in connection with this incident were remanded after they were produced before Court three months ago.
Police sources stated that the three policemen, now in remand, reported to be attached to the office of former DIG Dissanayake.
The police special investigation Unit which initiated investigations on the directive of the IGP found later that the three policemen now in remand have engaged in treasure hunting with the knowledge of former DIG Dissanayake.