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Monday 18 December 2017
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Court issues Arrest Warrant for SI, Srikajan in the Vidya’s case

Court issues Arrest Warrant for SI, Srikajan in the Vidya’s case

An arrest warrant has been issued against SI, Srikajan  relevant to the case of aiding the main suspect in the Vidya’s case, Swiss Kumar to escape.

This case was taken before Kayts Magistrate, M.M.Riyal  yesterday. Former DIG, who was arrested in this case and now bailed out, Lalith A, Jayasinghe was produced in the court.

The Report of inquiries undertaken so far and the clarification on that of the Attorney General was submitted to the court by the CID Officer, Nishantha. The Magistrate then issued an arrest warrant against Srikajn, who is the main suspect in this case,  who had served as an SI in the Jaffna Police Division during the incident and absconding currently.

The Magistrate ordered that all actions should be taken to identify all documents relevant to him and to prevent him from leaving the country. The case was postponed to February 28th.

Former DIG of the Jaffna district had volunteered to testify in this case. Protesting him testifying the Defence Counsel  of the DIG Jeyasinghe, John Thusitha, submitted that it should be investigated whether he is volunteering on his own will. Accepting his submission the Magistrate said that his testimony will be recorded in Closed chamber.


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