Wednesday, 22nd September 2021

Shani Abeysekera CID director files complaint over alleged threat

Colombo, July 30 (BAN/ AD): A complaint has been filed against Attorney-at-Law Manoj Gamage, over an alleged threat by Shani Abeysekera Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Attorney-at-law Manoj Gamage appeared on behalf of the women allegedly sterilized by Gynaecologist Dr. Mohamed Shafi at the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital. It is alleged that CID was suppressing investigations to absolve Dr. Shafi of any wrongdoing.

As per police sources the CID Director had filed the complaint at the Fort Police Station alleging the Attorney had threatened him during a press conference. The case against Dr. Shafi was investigated by Mr. Gunasekera said that SSP Abeysekera according to the Victims and Witness Protection Act.


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