The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has arrested 3 suspects in connection with a plot to assassinate President Mahinda Rajapakse, according to CID DIG Nandana Munasinghe.
In other developments, Namal Rajapakse, son of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has lodged a complaint with the CID regarding the photo shown at a press conference of Presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka, where he is seen posing with Emil Kanthan. According to the CID investigation, there is evidence that the photo is not authentic. The CID have been investigating Kanthan since 2007. (SD)