Malaka Silva arrested
August 11, 2020 10:08 pm
Former parliamentarian Mervyn Silva’s son Malaka Silva has been arrested by the Thalangama Police, stated Police Media Division.
He has been arrested on charges of demanding cash and issuing death threats against an individual.
Police said he was arrested based on a complaint filed by a businessman based in Thalangama, who claims that Malaka Silva issued death threats against him and attempted to extort a sum of Rs 200,000 from him.
The complaint had been lodged with Thalangama Police on July 16 while the arrest was made at around 8.40 p.m. today (11) following investigations into the complaint.
He is to be produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court tomorrow.