Former head of the national intelligence service Maj. Gen. Kapila Hendawitharana has been summoned by the CID and the FCID on the basis of the revelations made by military officials arrested over abductions, disappearances and murders during the Mahinda Rajapkasa regime and top state officials accused of financial fraud, while under interrogation. Accordingly, he will appear before the FCID tomorrow (12) and will be summoned by the CID as well within the next fortnight.
Hendawitharana has been accused of getting involved in politics in support of the then government while serving as head of the national intelligence service.
Meanwhile, the FCID is investigating a Rs. 01 million credited to Hendawitharana’s bank account by S.S. Kuhandan, who is the head of ASK cable television service in the north and the east, and Rs. 3.2 credited from various locations to his Bank of Ceylon account. Also, after the FCID informed courts about several instances of money being deposited in foreign banks, Colombo additional magistrate Nishantha Peiris permitted the investigation of all bank accounts of Hendawitharana.