CID probes threat to MPs


The CID has launched a full-scale probe to identify those who are allegedly threatening MPs on various social media platforms.

The Police Department has undertaken this task following instructions received from the Ministry of Public Security.

According to Police Department sources the probe into this complaint has been handed over to the DIG of the Computer Crimes Division of the CID.

Hence, the CID is set to investigate all those who tend to publish harmful advertisements and various threatening posts, on social media sites, targeting MPs.

By Keerthi Mendis