Former Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe arrested over murder

Former Senior Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Lalith Jayasinghe was arrested today in connection to a murder investigation.

Jayasinghe was arrested by the Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) after being questioned over a murder involving former Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekera.

Premalal Jayasekera was accused of being involved in a shooting incident in Kahawatte during the 2015 Presidential elections.

The Former Senior DIG was produced before a Magistrate and granted bail.

Jayasinghe had earlier been arrested over the case involving the rape and murder of a schoolgirl in Jaffna but was later released on bail. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Does it surprise any one to see the law and order or the country go to dogs when it is top rank police and military personnel that have taken oath to serve and protect are the murders. This according to investigations of the CID and not an NGO.


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