Court determines FCID is legal and rejects objections

FCIDThe Colombo Fort Magistrate today determined that the police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) is legal and rejected the objections raised against the work it carries out.

The court found that the FCID has every legal right to conduct investigations within the mandate given to the police unit.

The FCID was formed on the 26th of February last year.

The FCID is tasked with investigating major financial crime, fraud, unsolicited mega projects, major financial crimes against public property, money laundering, terrorist financing and financial transaction, and offences on financial crimes against National Security. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. The court verdict message has been granted that legal status for FCID been approved by court of Judge !

    Is any politics are behind that?

    I having doubt of legality that the FCID verdict has been politically allied UNP democracy of “rule of law” been created by ruling alliances..

    How can be that FCID become legal on what grounds!

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