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)