CID grills SJB MP Eran Wickramaratne for four hours

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SJB Parliamentarian 

Eran Wickramaratne

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Parliamentarian Eran Wickramaratne was summoned by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday afternoon. 

Party sources told Daily FT that the Opposition MP was questioned for four hours in relation to a statement he made at a recent press conference regarding custodial deaths of suspects and witnesses. Wickramaratne also questioned the safety of high-profile witnesses, such as the wife of the Easter Sunday Bomber Zahran Hashim and former head of the CID Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shani Abeysekara. Both persons are in custody.