Sri Lankan cops must stay put

The Citizen (KZN) - - World - Colombo

– The Sri Lankan gov­ern­ment has put air­ports on alert to stop po­lice detectives leav­ing with­out per­mis­sion af­ter an of­fi­cer who had re­port­edly re­ceived death threats fled the is­land.

The al­leged threats against In­spec­tor Nis­han­tha Silva came af­ter the Novem­ber 16 elec­tion of Gotabaya Ra­japaksa, who was un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion by him.

The names of 704 Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion Divi­sion of­fi­cers had been sent to im­mi­gra­tion au­thor­i­ties. – AFP

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