DIG of TID transferred after allegation of assassination plot

DIG in charge of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) Nalaka de Silva has been temporarily transferred to the IT division yesterday, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.

He said the transfer was made by the IGP under the covering approval of the National Police Commission.

Earlier, IGP Pujith Jayasundara handed over the investigations to the CID after a phone conversation allegedly made between DIG Nalaka de Silva and a member of the Anti Corruption Force about the President, the Prime Minister, the STF Commandant and former Defence Secretary went viral on media and social media platforms