Politician Hirunika Premachandra arrested for abduction

Politician Hirunika Premachandra arrested for abduction

Colombo District United National Front MP Hirunika Premachandra was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) a short while ago over an abduction of a person last month, police said. She is to be produced in the Hulftsdorp Magistrate’s Court today.

Attorney General Yuwanjan Wanasundara Wijethilake yesterday ordered the arrest of Ms. Premachandra over the abduction and conspiracy to do so in a defender vehicle belonging to her together with eight of her bodyguards. Earlier on two occasions she was questioned over her involvement in the incident.

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