Former DIG Nalaka re-remanded | Daily News

Former DIG Nalaka re-remanded

Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today remanded former Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) Director, DIG Nalaka de Silva and Indian Mersily Thomas until January 16.
Nalaka de Silva has been allegedly accused of plotting to assassinate SSP Prasanna Alwis, President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) filing a further report informed court that Data Expert Company in Hong Kong had recovered all the deleted conversations from Namal Kumara’s mobile phone.
The CID said the company had restored 39 Gigabytes of data from Namal Kumara’s mobile phone and also stated that they had received a pen drive and a report regarding deleted data.
The CID also submitted the report before court. CID told court that they commenced an investigation regarding the reports submitted by the Hong Kong company.
Delivering the bail order, the Magistrate stated that there is no jurisdiction power to the Magistrate’s Court to grant bail.The Magistrate ordered to remand the Nalaka Silva until investigations are concluded.


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