FCID is legal: Court

24 October 2016 03:15 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Colombo Fort Magistrate today upheld that the incorporation of the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) was legal and within the legal powers vested in the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne also rejected legal objections raised by the Counsel appearing for former Minister Wimal Weerawansa's brother Sarath and NFF MP Jayantha Samaraweera, over the legality of establishing the FCID.

The Magistrate observed that there was no obstacle that impeded the FCID from carrying out its investigations.

Earlier, appearing for the suspects, defence counsel moved a written legal objection that the FCID had no jurisdiction or legal power to file cases in Magistrate's Courts since it was not incorporated as a Police Station but only a division by the IGP in contradiction the Criminal Procedure Code. (Shehan Chamika Silva)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 11

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • KOLA KOTIYA Monday, 24 October 2016 03:53 PM

    WEERAYA BECOME MARAYA NOW

    Veda-mama Monday, 24 October 2016 03:56 PM

    Mokada? Dan kakul gahaena-waada?

    willows Monday, 24 October 2016 04:06 PM

    Bravo - hats for our legal system

    Kaboos Monday, 24 October 2016 04:13 PM

    Aiyo Wimal You are in trouble

    Selvyn Monday, 24 October 2016 04:22 PM

    OurAttorney General dept. is not equipped with fools.There are eminent legal luminaries to run the legal system via DM Android App

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 24 October 2016 04:45 PM

    Ha Ha, these village bums think that the present law courts consists of hench-aiya types like what we saw under MaRa.

    REALPATRIOT Monday, 24 October 2016 05:19 PM

    FCID IS THE LEGAL IRON NET USED TO CATCH THE STATE WEALTH LOOTERS WITHOUT ESCAPING. via DM Android App

    Prabhath Monday, 24 October 2016 06:11 PM

    Happy to hear!

    noxid Monday, 24 October 2016 06:19 PM

    Well said court.

    Ranjit Monday, 24 October 2016 06:30 PM

    Wimal, get ready to face the music

    Jagath Leanage Monday, 24 October 2016 07:55 PM

    All must remember that one day , governing party will become opposition party one day.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




“Social media ruined us” - husband of Minuwangoda Brandix factory worker

The Minuwangoda Brandix factory worker who first tested positive for Covid-19

Last rites far from home

The body of the Sri Lankan migrant worker Bandu who died of coronavirus in Du

Doctors blame newborn for gash on her face

A baby born on September 21 at the Wathupitiwala Base Hospital in Gampaha has

Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster expands

Here’s what we know so far about Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cluster number 33

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.