Sanath Nishantha ordered to hand over mobile phone to CID

August 24, 2022 at 3:51 PM

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MPs Sanath Nishantha and Milan Jayatilleke and party loyalist Dan Priyasad have been ordered to surrender their mobile phones to the Criminal Investigations Department. 

The order was issued by the Fort Magistrate’s Court today for further investigations into the violent incidents that were reported at the Galle Face in Colombo on 09th May 2022. 

Sanath Nishantha, Milan Jayatilleke, and Dan Priyasad are key figures that were spotted during the attack on peaceful anti-government protesters at the Galle Face Green in Colombo.

The Criminal Investigations Department has been conducting investigations into the incident which led to widespread unrest across the country. (NewsWire)