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CID launches probe into Sobitha Thera’s death

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has initiated an inquiry into the sudden demise of Ven, Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera in the wake of Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka and National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) calling for an impartial probe.

Ven. Dhammaloka Thera has said he has evidence to prove that the death of Ven. Sobtitha Thera was due to a conspiracy.

The NMSJ recently wrote to both President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe urging them to initiate an urgent inquiry.