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The Colombo Chief Magistrate today issued notice on IGP Mahinda Balasuriya to arrest a police DIG for failing to arrest two suspects wanted in connection with sending people overseas illegally.

The Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police only identified by the Court as DIG Herath, had failed to implement a Court warrant to arrest the two suspects. (TFT)


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  • Tuesday, 15 June 2010 09:32 AM

    This is a justice we are expecting from Judges

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 09:35 AM

    It will be a miracle if he is arrested immediately

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 09:40 AM

    shame on those hold high positions setting a bad example to others thereby the whole department is breeding rascals. IGP show the power of your recently awarded PhD by Russians!!

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 09:48 AM

    One down, more to go.

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 09:59 AM

    WILL THE SAME RULE APPLY IF THE IGP FAILS TO ARREST THE CONCERNED DIG ?

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 10:21 AM

    Is he a opposition supporter?

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 10:34 AM

    This will never happen in this land of lawlessness

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 10:49 AM

    Welcome news!

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 12:28 PM

    I wish all Sri Lankan judges are like this

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 02:00 PM

    This Judge is a TRUE Judge.
    See. recently a minister said the the Police dept of Sri Lanka is one of the top 3 corrupt depts ...Quite evident here when the DIG choses not to arrest suspects despite a court order as the DIG thinks he is The LAW.
    Best is to arrest him, refuse bail and get him to see the inside of one of the jails.

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 06:20 PM

    I congraulate the judge who made this order to arrest the IGP. I hope this DIG Herath is not a powerful politician's friend. In that case, the poor Judge will lose his job.

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 06:59 PM

    Here goes another bed at the Merchant ward of the national hospital.

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 08:33 PM

    I raise my hat to this judge!

    Tuesday, 15 June 2010 09:40 PM

    'Hats-off,' to this fearless judge!


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