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Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Vavuniya Police U.K. Dissanayake, who was arrested on charges of illegal treasure hunting, was further remanded till September 30 by Vavuniya Magistrate today.

He was arrested after surrendered to police on September 19.

DIG Dissanayake was allegedly involved in illegal treasure hunting in Vavuniya.

The Police earlier said seven suspects, including four civilians and three Police officers attached to the said DIG’s office had already been arrested following investigations and added the DIG was transferred to the Eastern Province in order to maintain the credibility of investigations.




Video by Wanni Romesh Madushanka




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  • V Andrew Wednesday, 23 September 2015 11:21 AM

    If DIGs are implicated in such crimes, its very clear to what extent the Police is corrupted.

    Gratiaen Wednesday, 23 September 2015 12:15 PM

    An utter disgrace! A Deputy Inspector General of Police in Treasure Hunting.This is what happened wen misfits are promoted to higher positions.The status of that rank also gone to gutters.

    kulendra de vass Wednesday, 23 September 2015 01:31 PM

    Mr. Dissanayake was arrested for treasure hunting, Mr Vass gunwardena is still in custody for arresting Rs.800 Laks gold Buddhist statute. Somebody from former government taken it back when Mr. Vass about to handover the statue to the museum. Where is the justice?


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