CID continues to detain editor of Sinhala weekly

[TamilNet, Saturday, 30 January 2010, 16:36 GMT]
Chandana Sirimalwatte, editor of "Lanka" a Sinhala weekly newspaper has been detained further with regard to an article over a mansion in Kataragama owned by a ministry secretary. Srimalwatte was taken from his office by officers of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday morning.

According to the Editor's colleagues at office on Thursday, a person identifying himself as a CID officer had wanted to talk to Sirimalwatte with regard to the article appeared on January 26, 2010.

 

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