IGP Pujith Jayasundara has instructed the Police Intelligence Unit to probe the alleged death threats on Sri Lankan racing driver Dilantha Malagamuwa, Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.
Earlier, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had also assured Mr Malagamuwa that an investigation would be conducted with regard to the threats.
Following Mr Malagamuwa's complaint to the Police Headquarters about death threats he had received, he was summoned to the Western Province (North) DIG’s office to record a statement on this matter.
Police said further investigations were being carried out under the direction of the Kelaniya Division SSP. (Darshana Sanjeewa)