Court orders presence of OIC
Colombo High Court Judge W.A.T. Ratnayake yesterday issued notice on
the Officer In Charge of the Criminal Investigation Department to appear
before Court on April 29 in person in connection with the case regarding
the Katunayake Air Force base attack.
The Court issued notice on the OIC of the CID after the Court
observed that CID officials were not present in Court when the case was
taken up. State Counsel Dileepa Pieris submitted that the it was
pathetic that the CID officials were absent in the House when the case
was taken up.
The Attorney General filed indictments against five persons for
conspiring at Vavunia and Negombo between October 1, 2000 and July 24,
2001 to attack the Katunayake Ari Force Base and attacking it on July