CID records statement from President on assassination plot

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded a statement from President Maithripala Sirisena over an alleged plot to kill him and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

The President told Parliament today that his statement was recorded a few days ago.

He said that the investigations were progressing smoothly and he expects an outcome soon.

The President said that the CID is expected to submit a report on the investigations to the Attorney General in two weeks. (Colombo Gazette)


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