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Vass in Mahara court on for blackmailing

2013 Aug 01

Mahara magistrate Ms. Darshika Wimalasiri today ordered the superintendent of Walikada prison to produce former DIG Vass Gunawardhana to court on the 5th, regarding a blackmailing incident of a businessman in Kiribathgoda and asking for 25 lacks and obtaining Rs. 1480000 from him.

Magistrate made this order upon request of the CID.

It has been revealed that DIG Vass had blackmailed the chief suspect of Hasitha Madawala murder, Singapore Sarath, saying that he needs 25 Lakhs for not to kill Sarath.

It has also been revealed that Sarath has given this bribe to the 1st suspect of the Bambalapitiya Mohammed Shiyam murder case.

Singapore Sarath has also worked as a coordination secretary of Minister Mervin Silva.

These facts were revealed by the CID yesterday at the hearing of Hasitha Madawala murder.

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