Ex-Snr. DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara arrested over Lasantha’s murder

 02/14/2018 - 10:00
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Retired Senior DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department for allegedly concealing evidence on the murder of Lasantha Wickrematunge.

Police said that the former Senior DIG was arrested last night by the CID, which is investigating the murder. 

Nanayakkara was the Senior DIG in charge of Western Province (South) at the time of Lasantha Wickramatunge’s murder while the area of Mount Lavinia also came under his jurisdiction. 

He is to be produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate today.

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