Sirisena says No Court Testimony Necessary

Sirisena: No Court Testimony Necessary, CID Statement Already Given

by Zulfick Farzan 03-04-2024 | 12:45 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Former Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena informed court that it is not necessary for him to provide a statement to the court on Thursday (4), as he had already given a statement to the CID over the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

The Maligakanda Magistrate's Court on the 28th of March, ordered Former President Maithripala Sirisena to provide a statement to court on the 4th of April, based on the recent comments he made over the 2019 Easter Sunday Terror Attacks.

On March 22, former President Sirisena publicly stated that he possesses information regarding the perpetrators behind the Easter Sunday attacks.

Subsequently, several factions filed complaints with the Criminal Investigation Department in this regard.

Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles also instructed Inspector General of Police Deshabandu Tennakoon to conduct an investigation into the former President's statement.

On the 25th of March, Former President Maithripala Sirisena recorded a statement at the Criminal Investigation Department for more than five hours over his recent statement regarding the Easter Sunday attacks.