The Sunday Leader

Lasantha Probe: Bank Details Of Intel Sleuths Sought

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has submitted to 23 banks and financial institutions a court order seeking details on 60 army intelligence officers who are to be investigated in connection with the murder of the founding Editor of The Sunday Leader, Lasantha Wickrematunge.

Court approval to investigate the bank accounts was obtained by the CID on Thursday.

CID sources said that they visited 23 state and private banks and financial institutions on Friday to submit the court order.

The CID expects the bank details of the 60 army intelligence officers to be made available later this week.

CID sources told The Sunday Leader that investigations into the bank accounts include funds deposited, loans obtained and fixed deposits.

1 Comment for “Lasantha Probe: Bank Details Of Intel Sleuths Sought”

  1. shami

    Rajapaksas who ordered killings not questioned?

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