Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe arrested
July 15, 2017 03:12 pm
Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe has been arrested for allegedly helping a suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya in Jaffna to evade arrest.
The 18-year-old student from Pungudutivu was abducted, raped and murdered while returning from school on May 13, 2015.
The incident sparked wide-spread condemnation and protests especially in her hometown of Jaffna while 9 suspects were arrested and indicted over the murder.