Former High Court Judge Ranawaka gives statement to CCD

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Retired High Court Judge Padmini Ranawaka who had telephone conversations with former Minister Ranjan Ramanayake has made a statement to the Colombo Crimes Division. A senior officer of the Colombo Crimes Division stated that the retired High Court judge had given a statement for three and a half hours.

Attorney General Dappula de Livera recently ordered the Colombo Crimes Division to record statements from judges who allegedly had telephone conversations with former minister Ranjan Ramanayake.

The Colombo Crimes Division commenced investigations and recorded statements from High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya yesterday.

The Colombo Crimes Division stated that it will take statements from Judge Dhammika Hemapala who is currently under suspension.