SDIG, Lalith Jayasinghe who served as the Northern Province DIG at the time of the Vidya’s murder was arrested yesterday by the CID in Colombo. At the time of the arrest he was serving as the DIs of Central Province. He was called to the CID for inquiries yesterday and after inquiries he was arrested at around 2.30 p.m. yesterday. Action is being taken to produce him in the Kayts court.
He is accused of helping the main suspect in the Vidya’s case, Swisskumar to escape to Colombo after being arrested by the police.
In this context, news had leaked out that a Sub-Inspector of Police and a politician who had contested in the ticket of a National party are to be arrested.