Sri Lanka, Oct. 15 -- Attorney General Dappula de Livera has instructed DIG Prasad Ranaweera of the CID to act without disregarding the advice of the Attorney General and court orders.

That was when the DIG of the CID was summoned to the Attorney General's Department this afternoon (15) to inquire into the delay in the arrest of MP Rishad Bathiudeen.

The Attorney General yesterday ordered the police to arrest three persons, including the former Member of Parliament, on charges of misusing public property and violating election laws by transporting displaced voters to Mannar on SLTB buses on the day of the last Presidential Election when he was the Minister of Resettlement.

Meanwhile, MP Rishad Bathiudeen has filed a writ petition in th...