Government insists no politics in probe

“Even the President said that the investigation does not have a political hand,” he said. Senaratne said that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had raised concerns over the FCID when he met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday. However he said that the President had noted the investigation is part of the promise given in the President’s election manifesto so it will continue. (Colombo Gazette) The Government today insisted that the investigations being conducted by the police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is not influenced by any politician.Cabinet spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said that the Gazette notification issued once the FCID was launched may need some amendments but the probe will go on.