The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) informed court today that the charges against Dr. Safi Shihabdeen have not been confirmed.
CID informed the court that Dr. Safi has been arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act Without looking into the facts properly.
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) made this announcement when the complaint regarding the incident of Safi Shihabdeen was taken up at the Kurunegala Magistrate's Court today(27).
CID produced the statements to the court, given by Hemantha Randunuge, a journalist in Divaina, who reported that Safi doctor has performed 4000 Sterilization surgeries.
This journalist has stated that this information was given by the DIG of Kurunegala Kithsiri Jayalath.
The statement made by the DIG in this regard was also forwarded to the Kurunegala Magistrate's Court today.
DIG stated that he didn’t said that the Doctor Safi was doing sterilizations and he had only informed the journalist to look into the rumor,CID informed the court.