Former State Minister and SJB MP Ashok Abeysinghe who gave a statement to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today failed to divulge any information or source over speech he had made over the Easter Sunday attacks, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.
He said the MP had conveyed his apology to CID over the impact caused following his statement.
The CID noticed MP Abeysinghe to appear before the CID to record his statement over the speech he made upon the perpetrators of the Easter Sunday attack recently.
In addition, he had mentioned the funding sources of the perpetrators of the suicide attack.
The CID today recorded a five-hour statement from the MP.
The spokesman said MP Abeysinghe was questioned extensively over the source behind the information he revealed. However, he did not disclose any concrete source.
DIG Rohana said various individuals have posted several comments on social media based on the MPs statement.
He said the CID will seek the advice of the Attorney General to further this investigation.(Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)