Major General Prasanna de Silva questioned for 3 hours


Investigation with regard to the three soldiers who were traveling in a van carrying a pistol and who were in civvies has been handed over to the CID.

Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera told our news team since the soldiers concerned were in civvies at that time and the number plate of the van posed a problem the matter was handed over to the CID for further investigation.

Meanwhile the police media spokesman said further that the Mirihana police obtained a three-hour statement from army major General Prasanna de Silva who claims ownership of the pistol.