Ahimsa’s objections on CID Director’s appointment; Constitutional Council wants NPC’s observations

ECONOMYNEXT – The Constitutional Council is calling for the National Police Commission’s (NPC) observations on a letter sent to the Commission by the daughter of slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge challenging the appointment of the new Director of the Criminal Investigation Department.

A Press Release issued by the Parliamentary office said that former Speaker Karu Jayasuriya as Chairman of the Constitutional Council had brought the attention of the Council to the letter sent by the Editor’s daughter Ahimsa Wickrematunge.

In her letter Wickrematunge asked the NPC to reconsider the appointment of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) A.R.P.J. Alwis as Director of the Criminal Investigation Department.

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