The CID which is investigating in to the alleged assassination attempt on President Maithripala Sirisena and Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, made submissions of their findings so far to Fort Magistrate Court this afternoon. The CID officials informed the court that they launched an investigation on the orders of the IGP. They requested to provide them with un-edited footage of the press conference held in Kandy by Operations Director of Anti-Fraud Force Namal Kumara. Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne ordered today four media institutions to provide them with those visuals.
- The appeal court rejects bail application of MP Johnston Fernando.
- The President says parliament should set the first example of efficiency.