Ex-DIG, Chief Inspector further remanded

Ex-DIG, Chief Inspector further remanded

October 7, 2015   02:10 pm

Former Vavuniya DIG U.K. Dissanayake and a Chief Inspector who were arrested in connection with an incident of illegal excavations carried out in the Kudakachchakodiya area have been further remanded until October 21 by the Vavuniya Magistrate’s Court today (07). 

The DIG, who allegedly chaperoned a group of individuals to carry out the illegal excavation in search of buried treasure, had been remanded till today after he surrendered to the CID last month.

Earlier, seven other suspects, who pleaded guilty to the crime, were released on bail.

One of them was fined Rs 75,000 and released while the other six were released after imposing a fine of Rs 100,000 each.

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