CID’s IP Nishantha Silva transferred

CID’s IP Nishantha Silva transferred

Inspector of Police (IP) Nishantha Silva of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been transferred to the Negombo Division with immediate effect on service requirements, sources said.

IP Silva was the OIC of the CID’s Organised Crimes Investigation Unit which is handling investigations into many major incidents including the murder of Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge and the abduction and the assault of Journalist Keith Noyahr.

IP Silva is known for heading investigations into at least 60 crimes committed by the LTTE, the rape and the murder of student Sivaloganathan Vithya, the abduction of 11 youths in Colombo, the abduction of a child at Galgamuwa and many more.