Former Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) DIG Nalaka de Silva was today ordered to be further remanded till March 6th over the alleged plot to kill the President.
Meanwhile, an Indian national, Mersalin Thomas, who was also in remand over the alleged plot, was acquitted.
Nalaka de Silva had earlier been remanded till today by court.
He was arrested over an alleged plot to kill President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. (Colombo Gazette)