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Ranil assures Dilantha an independent probe over death threat

15 August 2018 01:58 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Sri Lankan racing driver Dilantha Malagamuwa said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had assured him that an independent investigation would be conducted over the alleged death threat.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror Mr. Malagamuwa said Premier Wickremesinghe had phoned him yesterday morning and told him that he would inform the police to conduct an investigation.

He also said he had informed the Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara about an alleged death threat he received two months ago.

A special police team had commenced investigations following a complaint made to the police Head Quarters on July 4 into an alleged plot to kill him.

According to sources, Mr. Malagamuwa had lodged the complaint based on information received from the police during an interrogation with an arrested underworld figure.

When answering a question raised by a journalist about death threats to Mr, Malagamuwa the Minister said that he had not been informed about any death threats on him.

If Dilantha informed the police, they will conduct the investigations without any other interference. No one will intervene in police investigations. Investigations would be conducted according to the complaint. We cannot put the blame on any accused until the investigations are over. Impartial legal actions will be taken against anyone accused of after the investigation. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 4

  • Tinkiriya Wednesday, 15 August 2018 06:24 AM

    Shows the utter mockery and hopelessness of our country! The PM needs to phone the law and order Minister and the alleged victim to assure justice.

    Dam Wednesday, 15 August 2018 08:15 AM

    Thanks to the culture created by Rajapakse Regime and it still continues

    piyal Wednesday, 15 August 2018 08:51 AM

    Ohh ... who appointed this accused as former UNP organizer of Kelaniya?

    dickie bird Wednesday, 15 August 2018 05:26 PM

    This is monkey business. Can Dilantha request Ranil for an Independent probe over CB Bond Scam ?????????Dam... damn you.............. Rajapakshes the football for ills ?Where is your Yahapalanaya? Dreaming or planning another loot?


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