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DIG Vass Gunawardena who is on remand in connection with the abduction and killing of businessman Shyam Huzamdeen had been interdicted, said spokesman Buddhika Siriwardena.

According to the spokesman, the Public Services Commission had informed the department that the DIG had been interdicted from police service with immediate effect.

Colombo DIG S.K.D.S Gunawardena was appointed as acting Colombo North DIG in place of Vass Gunawardena who was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on June 10.

Huzamdeen was abducted on May 22; his naked body was found in a forested area in Dompe on May 31. Seven persons, including five policemen, are in custody in connection with the incident.

DIG Gunawardena was remanded until June 25. The senior police officer who was receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital for diabetes and hypertension was transferred to the Prisons Hospital and placed under tight security.

Vass Gunawardena was earlier director, CCD; SSP Galle and SSP Ratnapura before being appointed DIG (Colombo North).(Supun Dias)

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  • Seelawathie Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:07 AM

    May be he stepped on the wrong toes.

    shihab Thursday, 20 June 2013 03:59 AM

    Better to destroy him.

    Sirisena Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:01 PM

    all the good charactors will rise up against others in this cuntry.

    Examples are in parliment :)

    Motta Rala Wednesday, 19 June 2013 10:49 AM

    Hi Laminate....But we all know who the biggest Joker and leading the whole pack...It all comes down from the top,,,,Disgracefully disgraceful for the country...Over to the Boss again.

    Fassey Wednesday, 19 June 2013 09:48 AM

    Then my advance sympathies to USA

    sam Wednesday, 19 June 2013 06:27 AM

    Good but he also got rid off underworld....

    dave Wednesday, 19 June 2013 05:04 AM

    He will be next appointed to Consul General to USA

    Sizzler Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:40 AM

    He is not sacked. Just interdiced. He can come back after the period is over

    sara Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:32 AM

    The Govt mill seems to be grinding slowly but surely, yet the proof of the pudding is in the eating eh!!

    indi Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:15 AM

    For sure they would have nominated him as a ambassador somewhere in another country but all the time they can't take the people in Sri Lanka for a ride .I feel ashamed to be a Sri Lankan a country where Criminals as such are are allowed to squat free.

    Gamini C. Kumara Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:12 AM

    I think it's good that such a criminal has been removed from the Police Department.

    sach Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:12 AM

    so u want him working back in police?

    sss Tuesday, 18 June 2013 01:49 PM

    why? all the criminals are functioning normal including in parlimanet

    Thomas Ranger Wednesday, 19 June 2013 02:57 AM

    Go one step forward, Labby. Let's say lunch him.

    Gon Banda Wednesday, 19 June 2013 02:48 AM

    How on earth did a crooked cop like this rise to the top positon is my question? Only in S/L something like this could happen.

    KaluSudha Tuesday, 18 June 2013 04:20 PM

    the damage is already done

    namal Tuesday, 18 June 2013 04:17 PM

    what about the persons who recommended for his promotion.
    they also should be interdicted.
    he was a hero in kahawatta. now in jail.

    VoiceOfLanka Tuesday, 18 June 2013 03:59 PM

    Keep trying to fool the International Community saying we have democracy, law and order.

    Fassey Tuesday, 18 June 2013 03:50 PM

    Very Good..

    Labby Tuesday, 18 June 2013 02:50 PM

    Interdicted? Is that the end of the saga? This man needs to be hanged !

    Laminate Tuesday, 18 June 2013 02:42 PM

    Real Joke!

    Crow Tuesday, 18 June 2013 02:20 PM

    Expected News.

    ANTON Tuesday, 18 June 2013 01:53 PM

    IMPORTANT QUESTION IS WHERE WILL HE GET THE AMBASSADOR POST.


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