Sri Lanka Arrests Top Policeman Over Alleged President Assassination Plot

www.oann.com | 3/23/2017 | Staff
COLOMBO (Reuters) – A top Sri Lankan police official was arrested on Thursday over a suspected plot to kill President Maithripala Sirisena, police a spokesman said.

The alleged plot briefly threatened to cause tension between Sri Lanka and India, after an Indian newspaper report that Sirisena had accused India’s intelligence services of involvement – a claim New Delhi and Colombo have both denied.

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“The Criminal Investigation Division of police today arrested Nalaka De Silva after five days of questioning him,” police spokesman...
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