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Police probe Rajitha, Fonseka statements

The Police Department Wednesday said that the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) is conducting investigations into the controversial statements made to the media by former parliamentarians Rajitha Senaratne and Sarath Fonseka on COVID-19

The Police Media Division in a statement said that investigations will be conducted to ascertain whether these statements were made with an objective of causing undue fear and turmoil among the public regarding the spread of coronavirus.

DIG Ajith Rohana said that the Police department has received both video clips in question and that the Acting IGP has appointed a special CCD team to investigate the matter.

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said that spreading false information among the masses is a serious crime.

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