The CID has obtained a statement from the former Chief Minister of NPC and MP, C.V.Wigneswaran. CID Personnel, from Colombo.
The CID has undertaken inquiries regarding his statement that the Tamils are the most ancient settlers of Sri Lanka. This inquiry was made at his residence at Temple road, Nallur.
The inquiry which started at 4.00 p.m. extended into the night. The CID has made a similar inquiry from him before the General Election.
The inquiry centred on a statement he had made that Tamils are the most ancient settlers of Sri Lanka.