An SSP and four others who were arrested on charges of having issued police clearance certificates to suspected terrorists were discharged by a Colombo Court today.
Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne released SSP Baba Mahil Dole, M.S.M. Aslam, Jainudeen Kamaldeen, A. Wickremasinghe, and M. F. Pushpakaran on the instructions of the Attorney General who told Court he was not taking any legal action against the five suspects.
The CID said it would submit a report in Court with regard to other suspects after receiving the AG’s instructions.
n this case the CID alleged that clearance certificates had been issued to those who applied for immigration visas without carrying out a check on the applicants and had allegedly obtained hundreds of thousands of rupees from each applicant.(By Lakmal Sooriyagoda)