Solicitor General Dilrukshi Dias interdicted with immediate effect

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Dilrukshi Dias Wickremasinghe, Solicitor General of the Attorney General’s Department has been interdicted with immediate effect.

The Attorney General’s Coordinator, State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne confirmed to media that the Secretary of the Public Service Commission had informed the decision to suspend the Solicitor General immediately.

The Attorney General notified the Public Service Commission yesterday of the controversial telephone conversation between the Solicitor General and Nissanka Senadhipathi, Chairman of the Avant Garde Maritime Services.

Accordingly, the Solicitor General has been suspended, the Attorney General’s Department said.

Dilrukshi Dias Wickremasinghe serves as the second highest officer in the Attorney General’s Department.

As a result of the controversial telephone conversation, the Attorney General yesterday relieved Wickremasinghe from her duties as Solicitor General.

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