CID’s IP Nishantha Silva transferred

19 November 2018 10:33 am - 26     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Inspector of Police (IP) Nishantha Silva of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been transferred to the Negombo Division with immediate effect on service requirements, sources said.

IP Silva was the OIC of the CID’s Organised Crimes Investigation Unit which is handling investigations into many major incidents including the murder of Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge and the abduction and the assault of Journalist Keith Noyahr.

IP Silva is known for heading investigations into at least 60 crimes committed by the LTTE, the rape and the murder of student Sivaloganathan Vithya, the abduction of 11 youths in Colombo and Chief of Defence Staff Ravindra Wijegunaratne’s alleged involvement in harbouring a suspect of the abduction incident and many more.

  Comments - 26

  • Mokan Monday, 19 November 2018 10:45 AM

    Here come again.Who authorised the transfer. MR or MS

    Dhakan Monday, 19 November 2018 11:44 AM

    It was MY3's decision now that he is under Mahinda

    Dhakan Monday, 19 November 2018 11:46 AM

    It was MY3's decision now that he is under Mahinda

    Banda Monday, 19 November 2018 12:31 PM

    The CID was conducting idiotic style of investigation and wasted time,instead of arresting and charging Rajapaksas.

    Shas Monday, 19 November 2018 10:47 AM

    I feel bad for those who are shocked.But didn't expect it will be this quick

    RP Monday, 19 November 2018 10:56 AM

    Things have started to slow down and CID investigations into top Politicians may come to an end

    Keeraipidi Monday, 19 November 2018 11:07 AM

    Were they intended to end ever?

    Suchith Monday, 19 November 2018 11:09 AM

    Where is the police commission

    lkboy Monday, 19 November 2018 12:01 PM

    Good question.

    Rasheed Monday, 19 November 2018 11:18 AM

    Only Ranil to be blamed for just wasting more than three years without doing anything.

    sri Monday, 19 November 2018 12:32 PM

    at least now people should know who is responsible for the delay of 3 1/2 years of investigation... is MS

    Kanishka Monday, 19 November 2018 11:20 AM

    And who is the minister in charge? MS. It is now clear the country is back to where it was four years ago.

    Chux Monday, 19 November 2018 11:21 AM

    We all know why??????

    Jack Monday, 19 November 2018 11:22 AM

    See.. Started again...

    Mokan Monday, 19 November 2018 11:31 AM

    Sir , Sri Lanka doesn’t deserve people like you. You better move overseas where you will be well received

    De Silva Monday, 19 November 2018 11:54 AM

    End of high profile investigations. What is the Police Commission doing ?????

    Subi Monday, 19 November 2018 12:47 PM

    Police commission???..ohh now they are licking MR's ass, which was not cleaned for last long 3 years

    Saranga Monday, 19 November 2018 12:01 PM

    Enough is enoughGet rid of this executive curse

    Marasinghe Monday, 19 November 2018 12:08 PM

    Now It is clear in which direction Sri Lanka is being headed into. All Sri Lankans should clearly get together to revert back this trend and dawn of a dark era, during the next General Election and Presidential Elections.

    ahamed Monday, 19 November 2018 12:15 PM

    to commence the WHITE VAN operation

    Nimal Monday, 19 November 2018 12:23 PM

    Just tell me what the use of the Police Commission is?

    Nimal Monday, 19 November 2018 12:26 PM

    We hold Ranil's Cabinet responsible for this sad status!

    Sri Lankan Monday, 19 November 2018 12:38 PM

    MY3 birthday gift to MRGod bless our country

    Poor Sri Lankan Monday, 19 November 2018 12:41 PM

    Sirisena ids a despicable character who can tern public sentiment to achieve his political ambitions by letting the biggest rogue and his family off the hook.This shows that Sri Lanka is a Banana State and the "Despicable Wonder of Asia"

    Lion Monday, 19 November 2018 01:02 PM

    Agenda of MR but still there are voters in this country for him what a shame.

    JK hatton Monday, 19 November 2018 02:55 PM

    This guy was voted for this - what a disaster someone illegible getting to a post of executive president.

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