Tuesday, 11th May 2021

Swiss Embassy staffer abduction case: Sri Lanka CID denies involvement

Colombo, Nov 30 (BAN/ AD): An investigation has been initiated by Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of Sri Lanka police into the recent abduction of a Swiss embassy officer.

CID has requested the Ambassador of Switzerland in Colombo to provide more information on the incident for the investigation. Accordingly, the Swiss Embassy has provided some information about the incident.

Based on the information received, an extensive investigation has been launched and a team of officers from the Colombo Crimes Division and the Police CCTV Division have been assigned to assist the CID in its investigation. The Police Headquarters said the Criminal Investigations Department has been given the necessary instructions to conduct an immediate investigation into the incident and arrest the perpetrators.



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