Shashi Weerawansa, Duminda Silva to be arrested soon

mahinda-rajapaksa-wimal-weerawansa-17.7.13By Menaka Indrakumar and Premalal Wijayaratne

The police are expected to take into custody Shashi Weerawansa, the wife of politician Wimal Weerawansa, on the charge of forging a diplomatic passport and arrest politician Duminda Silva for trafficking drugs, in the near future.
Police Spokesperson, SSP Ajith Rohana said, the police will arrest the two suspects in the near… …future but a date has not been specified. He added, 50% of the investigations by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been completed in the case of charges against Duminda Silva. Shashi Weerawansa was accused of having two passports under different names, and obtaining a diplomatic passport.
The coming week will be a critical for the CID, as investigations will continue to arrest the suspects involved in these cases.
Controller General of Immigration and Emigration, Nihal Ranasinghe, has sent a report to the police based on the documents submitted by Sashi Weerawansa to the Department.
Last week, SSP Rohana said Inspector General of Police, N.K. Illangakoon, had instructed Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police, Pujitha Jayasundara, to immediately arrest the suspects involved in these cases and to complete the investigation.